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Top 22 Blueberry Cocktails to Try

I’ve mixed and tasted plenty of drinks, and when it comes to refreshing flavors, blueberry cocktails are top-notch. They blend the sweet and tangy essence of blueberries with spirits like vodka, gin, rum, and tequila, creating drinks perfect for any mood or moment. The variety is impressive, from the smooth Blueberry Martini to the inventive Blueberry Basil Margarita. I love how each recipe highlights blueberries, ensuring a vibrant and satisfying sip every time. I highly recommend exploring these blueberry cocktail recipes.

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Lavender Blueberry Bees Knees

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The Lavender Blueberry Bees Knees Cocktail is a mix of gin, fresh lemon juice, honey syrup, ripe blueberries, and a hint of lavender, served in a sugar-rimmed martini glass. With a fruity blueberry taste and a hint of lavender, this refreshing drink is perfect for sipping on hot summer days or as a pre-dinner drink.


Blueberry Thyme Margarita

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The Blueberry Thyme Margarita offers a refreshing blend of tangy lime, sweet blueberries, and a hint of aromatic thyme, creating a delightful taste experience. This cocktail balances the classic margarita zest with the novel combination of blueberries and thyme, offering a sweet, sour, and slightly herbal flavor profile. It’s perfect for those looking to enjoy a unique and sophisticated twist on a traditional favorite.


Blueberry Mojitos

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The Blueberry Mojito is a refreshing twist on the classic cocktail, blending the sweet and tangy flavors of blueberries and lime with the coolness of mint. This cocktail features a base of white rum and is topped with soda water, creating a fizzy, delightful drink perfect for any summer occasion. Its vibrant color and mix of sweet and sour notes make it a hit at parties or as a relaxing treat.


Blueberry Margarita

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The Blueberry Margarita is a creative twist on the traditional margarita, featuring a combination of smooth tequila, lime juice, and triple sec, with the added sweetness and vibrant color of fresh blueberries. This cocktail delivers a perfect balance of sweet and tangy flavors, making it an exceptional choice for those who appreciate a fruity variation of the classic margarita. The use of fresh blueberries not only enhances the taste but also adds a visually appealing aspect to the drink.


Spiced Blueberry Rum Punch

Spiced Blueberry Rum Punch

The Spiced Blueberry Rum Punch blends sweet blueberries with a hint of spice, creating a vibrant, refreshing cocktail. Made with rum, it’s a delightful mix that’s not too complicated to whip up. Perfect for gatherings, its bold flavors and festive look make it a crowd-pleaser. You’ll love its unique taste.


Blueberry Bourbon Smash

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This refreshing bourbon smash recipe “smashes” fresh blueberries, lemon juice, and mint leaves to release a sweet and aromatic infusion. You pour a shot of bourbon into the infusion, straining the dark pink concoction into a low-ball cocktail glass. The smokey and spicy flavors inherent in the bourbon get a summery upgrade with the tart sweetness of the blueberry infusion.


Blueberry Lemon Drop

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This tart and sweet blueberry lemon drop recipe makes a pitcher’s worth for a lively summertime happy hour. It is a fruity, feminine take on the classic lemon drop martini, infusing lemon vodka with scratch-made blueberry simple syrup and lemon juice. There’s no need for a shaker with this recipe. Simply place the ingredients in a pitcher and stir vigorously. 


Blueberry Colada

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This periwinkle pina colada uses coconut rum and white rum for an extra alcoholic summertime cocktail that’s perfect for a pool party. This is an elaborate recipe that has you make blueberry and lime juice from scratch, adding it to a creamy coconut milk foundation. The pineapple juice adds a final sweet and acidic kick that makes this cocktail the ultimate boozy smoothie.  


Blueberry Old Fashioned Cocktail

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An elegant and sweet take on the classic Old Fashioned, the Blueberry Old Fashioned swaps the typical sugar cube out for scratch-made blueberry simple syrup. You still get the trifecta of flavors, with the sweet syrup, smokey bourbon, and bitter bite from the Angostura bitters. However, the fruitiness of the blueberry stands out, infusing a unique flavor and crimson coloring.


Blueberry Pie Martini

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You can skip the blueberry pie with this dessert-like cocktail. It’s a vodka martini that combines equal parts pineapple juice, blueberry lavender simple syrup, and lime juice with two parts vodka. The lavender adds a botanical aroma and a deeper purple coloring to the drink. The piece de resistance is the dash of coconut milk that adds a creamy, dessert-like top foam. 


Blue Mule

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Blueberries aren’t the only ingredient that turns this cocktail bright blue. While this version of the classic vodka cocktail uses blueberries as a garnish, the blue color of the liquid comes from blue curacao. Blue curacao is also the key ingredient that adds a sweeter citrus flavor to the classic ginger beer, lime juice, and vodka recipe.


Blueberry Thyme Crush Cocktail

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This versatile and easy recipe muddles blueberries with a sprig of thyme, lemon juice, and sugar before adding the spirit of your choice. The recipe suggests either gin or vodka. Vodka blends in with any flavor, but the thyme brings out the botanical flavor of gin. The final touch is topping each glass off with soda water for a refreshingly bubbly finish.


Blueberry Bourbon Reviver

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This highly alcoholic cocktail features three spirits including bourbon, Lillet Blanc, and absinthe. All that alcohol gets a luxuriously sweet and velvety compliment from the scratch-made blueberry compote. Compote is a reduction of blueberry and sugar with lemon juice. It’s the gift that keeps giving, as you can use it in this cocktail as easily as you can spoon it over ice cream or breakfast toast. 


Blueberry Ginger Bellini

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This beautiful blueberry ginger bellini recipe is an elegant upgrade to your Sunday brunch. It makes two tall glasses of rich blueberry bellinis. You begin by smashing blueberries, ginger, and lemon juice into a delicious juice you strain into each half-full glass of sparkling wine. The trifecta of spicy, sweet, and sour gets a refreshing bubbly, and dry finish from the prosecco.


Blueberry Vodka Lemonade Cocktail

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Blueberry lemonade is a special summer treat, so adding booze and bitters to the mix makes it the ultimate summer cocktail. This recipe combines blueberry simple syrup with lemon juice, orange liqueur, and orange bitters for a balanced cocktail. The tart and bitter citrus ingredients complement the sweet blueberry syrup.


Boozy Basil Blueberry Cocktail

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Just as strawberry and basil have become a popular dessert duo, basil and blueberry is an equally delicious cocktail duo. This simple cocktail muddles lime juice, basil, and blueberries for an aromatic and rich infusion. You can use vodka or gin for this cocktail and easily scale the recipe up to make a pitcher’s worth. 


Blueberry Daiquiri

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This recipe proves that blueberries are both a flavoring agent and a sweetener. Blueberry daiquiris are a simple, three-ingredient recipe that involves throwing blueberries, lime juice, and light rum into a blender with ice. I recommend using frozen blueberries, so you don’t have to use ice, which waters down the sweetness and taste of the white rum.


Mint-Infused Blueberry Cocktail

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Another one-shaker recipe, this vodka cocktail infuses mint and blueberry by muddling the two at the bottom of the shaker. Instead of simple syrup, this cocktail calls for honey, which imparts a richer flavor. The presentation of this cocktail is quaint, using oversized mason jars topped with seltzer water and garnished with lime and mint. 


Blueberry Gin and Sage Punch

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This flavorful gin punch recipe makes the perfect pitcher for a boozy backyard barbecue with friends. The key to this recipe is making the sage, blueberry, and lemon syrup the night before, letting the reduction marinate overnight before straining it into the pitcher. All that’s left to do is add copious amounts of gin and prosecco.


Blueberry Lemon Thyme Smash.

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This sweet and smokey smash recipe uses fresh blueberries and blueberry jam to smash with thyme and lemon juice in a shaker before adding bourbon. This recipe has a solution for every scenario. If you don’t have jam, use extra blueberries and sugar. If you don’t have bourbon, you can get the same smokey finish from tequila or mezcal.


Tropical Blueberry Smash

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This vodka cocktail is similar to the blueberry colada mentioned earlier on my list, blending fresh blueberries with pineapple juice and cream of coconut. It uses scratch-made blueberry syrup for a stronger blueberry flavor and lemon juice to tamper with the sweetness. It’s a mix of tropical and Nordic summer flavors in one cocktail.  


Blueberry Martini

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This bright blue vodka martini gets a double dose of blueberry by using blueberry vodka and fresh blueberry juice. The triple sec and lemon-lime soda add a strong citrus flavor with a bubbly finish. It’s a single-shaker ingredient that you can easily make two off for a special date night cocktail.


An image of a blueberry cocktail, served in a stylish martini glass. The drink is a vibrant blue, reflecting the fresh blueberry infusion. A skewer with fresh blueberries and a sprig of mint garnishes the drink, adding a burst of color and freshness. The background features a modern, chic bar setting with sleek surfaces and subtle lighting, creating an upscale and sophisticated atmosphere. The bar counter displays an assortment of fresh fruits and herbs, emphasizing the cocktail's fresh ingredients.

22 Blueberry Cocktail Recipes

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
4.7 from 3 votes
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: blueberry cocktails
Servings: 1
Author: Paul Kushner
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