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12 Popular Cocktails Made with Coke

Trust me, you’ll love exploring these Coke cocktail recipes. They mix fizzy cola with your favorite spirits like rum, whiskey, or vodka. The cola’s sweetness perfectly complements the strong spirit flavors, offering a refreshing and enjoyable sip. These drinks are great for relaxing with friends or chilling after work. They’re easy to mix, and there’s something for every taste. Check out the full roundup for the best Coke cocktail ideas.

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Vodka and Coke 

Vodka and Coke 
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Vodka and Coke is about the simplest cocktail recipe you will find. If you want to avoid shopping, you can probably find these ingredients in your home. While you can use any type of vodka and Coke, sweeter flavors are usually best. Try Cherry Coke or vanilla vodka. Remember to top it off with a lime or lemon.


Cuba Libre Drink (Rum and Coke) Recipe 

Cuba Libre Drink (Rum and Coke) Recipe 
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You have probably heard of Rum and Coke before. Cuba Libra takes this classic recipe a small step further by adding ice and lime juice. Plus, it is easy and quick to prepare. This recipe is versatile. Don’t be afraid to use Diet Coke to make a Cuba Light, which is equally delicious.


Whiskey & Coke 

Whiskey & Coke 
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This easy, three-step recipe is flavorful and potent. You can choose any cola to use in a Whiskey & Coke, but most people prefer the interaction between Coke and Jack Daniel’s. Keep in mind that Jack Daniel’s can be harsh despite its smokey taste, so you may want to use more Coke in this cocktail than most others.


Rum and Coke 

Rum and Coke 
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Rum and Coke is another simple recipe. You can use any kind of rum, which gives you control over the flavor. Most people prefer light rum, which allows the taste of Coke to be most prominent. However, dark rum is a great choice if you prefer stronger flavors. 


Brandy And Coke AKA Brandy Cola 

Brandy And Coke AKA Brandy Cola 
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You can make Brandy Cola in just a few steps or add ingredients for extra flavor. The basic form includes only Coke, brandy, and lime to add a citrus kick. Brandy is fruity and sweet, so this cocktail can taste almost like a flavored Coke.


Dirty Rum & Coke 

Dirty Rum & Coke 
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This Dirty Rum & Coke recipe is more complex than those listed above, so you may want to avoid making it if you’ve already had a few drinks. When done right, this cocktail is refreshing and flavorful. Coconut syrup may seem like an insignificant addition to cocktails with Coke, but it adds a tropical feel to a classic drink.


Dracula’s Kiss Cocktail 

Dracula's Kiss Cocktail 
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If you host a Halloween party, you have to put Dracula’s Kiss on the menu. While many people recommend black cherry vodka, you can substitute it for vodka that is easier to find. You can even use Cherry Coke and grenadine with unflavored vodka. Drip some grenadine down the edge of the glass for a haunting, bloody look.


Rum N Coke Float 

Rum N Coke Float 
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If you are feeling adventurous, try this Rum N Coke Float. The recipe walks you through making your own Cola syrup, which is sure to impress guests. There are only three ingredients, Bacardi Gold rum, Cola syrup, and pasteurized egg white. Once you make the syrup, you simply have to shake your ingredients.


Absolut Watermelon and Coke 

Absolut Watermelon and Coke 
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Absolut is powerful vodka, and this cocktail recipe can hit hard. The watermelon flavor is sweet and refreshing, which can cause you to finish your drink more quickly than you realize. If you want to kick off a party strong, offer Absolut Watermelon and Coke to your guests.


Long Island Iced Tea 

Long Island Iced Tea 
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Long Island Iced Tea is the perfect drink if you are hosting a party. Just pour large amounts of each ingredient into a bowl and mix. Your guests can serve themselves from there. This recipe includes several types of alcohol, so stick to unflavored ingredients. Basic tequila, rum, vodka, and gin allow the sweetness of Triple Sec to shine through.


Jack’s Vanilla Coke 

Jack's Vanilla Coke 
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Jack’s Vanilla Coke adds only two ingredients to the classic Jack & Coke, but these ingredients work wonders. Jack Daniel’s keeps the vanilla extract from overpowering this drink with sugary sweetness.  Adding a cherry mixes a hint of fruity flavor, which combines tastefully with the vanilla.


Bourbon Cherry Coke 

Bourbon Cherry Coke 
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This Bourbon Cherry Coke recipe makes two servings, perfect for you and your partner to enjoy on a quiet evening. It is versatile, allowing for any whiskey of your choice. Cherries and sugar give your drink a fresh, pure taste that flavored Coke or alcohol do not. 


A Long Island Iced Tea cocktail is served in a classic highball glass, filled with ice cubes. The drink has a rich, amber color, typical of its mixture of tequila, vodka, light rum, triple sec, gin, and a splash of cola. There's a slice of lemon on the rim of the glass and a small, colorful paper umbrella resting on top of the drink. The background is a softly blurred outdoor patio setting, with a hint of greenery and summer vibes.

12 Cocktails Made with Coca-Cola

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cocktails with coke
Servings: 1
Author: Paul Kushner
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