13 German Cocktails to Drink

I love introducing folks to German cocktails. These mixes are unique, blending traditional German flavors like cherries, berries, nuts, and spices with spirits such as schnapps, rum, or brandy. It’s a refreshing change from the usual bar offerings, combining Old World charm with new mixology twists. You get to taste the essence of German cuisine in a sip, exploring beyond conventional drinks. My favorite part is watching someone’s surprise at their new favorite drink. Check out the roundup for some innovative recipes.

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An elegant German cocktail, presented in a sophisticated glass on a polished bar counter. The cocktail features a unique blend of German spirits, exhibiting a deep amber color with a frothy top, garnished with a twist of orange peel and a cherry. The backdrop is an upscale German bar environment, softly illuminated with a cozy, inviting glow. Blurred in the background are traditional German decor elements and shelves lined with assorted bottles of German liquors and beers, enhancing the authentic German atmosphere. The cocktail is the main attraction, with its rich color and intricate garnishing, set against the warm, ambient setting of the bar.

13 German Cocktail Recipes

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
5 from 2 votes
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: German
Keyword: German Cocktails
Servings: 1
Author: Paul Kushner


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13 German Cocktails to Drink
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Paul Kushner

Written by Paul Kushner

Founder and CEO of MyBartender. Graduated from Penn State University. He always had a deep interest in the restaurant and bar industry. His restaurant experience began in 1997 at the age of 14 as a bus boy. By the time he turned 17 he was serving tables, and by 19 he was bartending/bar managing 6-7 nights a week.

In 2012, after a decade and a half of learning all facets of the industry, Paul opened his first restaurant/bar. In 2015, a second location followed, the latter being featured on The Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

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