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Camping season is right around the corner. And if you’re looking for some new camping cocktails to enjoy this season, we have a great list for you! These camping cocktail recipes includes camp cocktails for breakfast, lunch, dinner and even dessert. So lets have some fun and try a few new recipes this camping season.
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Cocktail making can get complicated, but with these easy camping cocktail recipes, you won’t need more than a few ingredients per cocktail. And all you need is a cocktail shaker and jigger to measure unless you want to pick up a cocktail kit. Simplicity wins here, because who wants to carry around a full bar while camping?
And for the non-drinkers, I’ve included a few non-alcoholic suggestions. Because I understand that not everyone enjoys drinking alcohol, and sometimes you might need to take a break. Therefore its a good idea to a have a non alcoholic alternative on hand. These are some of my favorite non-alcoholic drinks I’ve found on our Airstream journey: Leilo, DRAM CBD Drinks and Seedlip.
Now, lets take a look at these tasty cocktail recipes. And find you the perfect camping cocktail or two for your next camping trip!
25 Easy Camping Cocktail Recipes To Try This Summer
For a simple and traditional breakfast cocktail, you can't go wrong with a Mimosa. This refreshing cocktail is a 50/50 split of orange juice and any dry sparkling wine like prosecco or cava. Its made in seconds and taste oh so good! Just chill, mix and serve!
Another favorite breakfast camping drink is a good ole Bloody Mary. With so many ways to make a Bloody Mary, it depends if you want to follow a recipe and spice up your tomato juice. Or purchase a store bought mix.
Either way you can still use this recipe for ideas on creating a Bloody Mary Bar. How fun is that for camping!
This fun drink only takes a minute to make and is such a good camping cocktail. Mix the chilled ingredients a 1:1 ratio of red wine to club soda and garnish with an orange slice. Very similar to a scaled down version of a sangria.
For hot summer days this is the perfect camping cocktail. Made with tea, rum, lemon and brown sugar. Its easy, refreshing and made ahead of time so its ready to drink at the campsite. Just fill up you cup with ice, pour and serve!
If you enjoy Bloody Mary's you'll want to try a Michelada. This Mexican cocktail contains beer, clamato juice, lime juice, Worcestershire sauce, soy sauce, hot sauce and more. So you can spice it up as much as you like. Refeshing anytime of day, Micheladas make great camping cocktails.
If you want to get fancy with your camping cocktails you can serve it in a copper mug. This easy vodka cocktail has 3 simple ingredients: vodka, ginger beer and lime juice. This refreshing cocktail is a little sweet and a little spicy, depending on your ginger beer.
Lemonade just hits the spots on warm summer days. This simple recipe is made with two ingredients: homemade or store bought lemonade and vodka. Its light and refreshing. And perfect for camping after a hot long day in the sun.
Camping in the desert? This West Texas cocktail was originally made with Topo Chico mineral water. You can use other brands, however fans say Top Chico makes it the best. Made with just 3 ingredients: tequila, mineral water and lime juice.
This might be one of the more complicated camping cocktails. However its worth the effort if you are camping on or near the beach. You can also make this recipe ahead of time and keep it in the ice chest until ready to serve. Add a bamboo paper straw and drink umbrella and you'll feel like your in a tropical paradise.
Camping near Cape Cod? That area is known for its cranberry bogs. And that's where this classic cocktail got its name. So, if you like cranberry juice, then you will love the Cap Cod cocktail. Made with vodka, cranberry juice and lime juice.
This tasty cocktail is always a house favorite. Made with 3 simple ingredients: tequila, orange liquor and lime juice. Make it frozen, on the rocks, or serve it up. You can use tequila or mezcal and rim it with salt, sugar or my favorite tajin.
For another beer cocktail, try this Summer Shandy. Its beer mixed with lemonade. You can use store bought lemonade or make your own with water, sparkling water, sugar and lemon juice. This drink is light and refreshing and pefect for hot summer days.
This make ahead of time camping sangria is fun, fruity and refreshing. Pre made and served in a mason jar, you can mix it up the way you like. For camping, these plastic mason jars are a good alternative to glass.
If you like rum, then give this Dark and Storm a try. Its similar to a Moscow Mule although you replace vodka with rum. Made with dark rum, ginger beer, angostura bitters and simple syrup if you prefer it a litter sweeter. It helps to use a tall slender glass to preserve the fizz factor.
This cocktails looks much more complicated than it is. If warm cocktails are on your wish list, check this one out!
Made with only two ingredients: peanut butter whisky and apple cider. And a rim lined glass with peanut butter, brown sugar, cinnamon and garnished with a cinnamon stick. Your camping guests will be very impressed.
Being one of the 7 original cocktails, the old fashioned is definitely back in style.
Made with a few simple ingredients: bourbon or rye whiskey, bitters, sweetner of choice, an orange peel, ice cube and a maraschino cherry. Its complex but easy to make. So you can sit back in your camp chair and enjoy this classic cocktail.
If you just want one stiff drink, the Negroni is a great option. Made with equal parts of gin, Campari, sweet vermouth and an orange twist. Its a classic Italian way to start a meal. So you if you enjoy gin, this may be the drink for you.
The last beer cocktail on the list is a Black Velvet. This cocktail is a 50/50 mixture of a stout beer and a dry sparkilng wine. If you like other beer cocktails, give this one a try. It might surprise you.
Hot Toddy's are one my favorite old weather cocktails. Perfect to sip around a warm campfire. This easy to make cocktail uses hot water, whisky, honey and lemon. You can even make it with hot tea if you prefer a little more flavor.
And now for the desert portion of the drinks. Do you have a taste for smores but would prefer to have a drink? Then try this smores martini with a toasted marshmallow on top. If you can't find the marshmallow vodka then vanilla vodka will do.
To wrap up the night, enjoy a spiked hot chocolate sitting around the campfire. Made with warm milk, hot chocolate and peanut butter whiskey. After drinking this and with a full tummy, you will be ready for a good nights sleep.
So there you have it! 25 Easy Camping Cocktail Recipes. Regardless if you are tent camping, car camping or RV camping, these easy making cocktails are no fuss and taste great!
All in all, I hope you enjoy this list and get to try a few this camping season!