Have you ever wanted to make a cocktail but couldn’t find all the ingredients? If your liquor cupboard is running dry then we have the solution. We’ve put together the 10 best 3-ingredient cocktails. Mixing your favourite cocktail has never been easier.

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10. The Gin Rickey

Although a simple concoction, this refreshing cocktail is a favourite in the summer. Made from a simple mixture of gin, soda and lime juice, it’s the perfect drink for when you host your next BBQ. So if you’re planning any summer parties, we recommend you mix up the Gin Rickey.

Gin rickey cocktail

9. Tommy’s Margarita

Created by Julio Bermejo, this cocktail completely changed the classic Margarita. By adding the simple ingredient, Agave syrup, to the classic tequila and lime ingredients, the Tommy’s Margarita has become a Mexican masterpiece.

tommy margarita cocktail

8. Classic Martini

Gin, dry vermouth and orange bitters are the ingredients to a classic martini. And just like James Bond, this cocktail is an old classic that won’t ever go out of style.

classic martini cocktail

7. Daiquiri

The refreshing mix of rum, freshly squeezed lime and sugar syrup is reminiscent of those hot summer days. Making the Daiquiri a popular choice amongst many cocktail lovers.

daiquiri cocktail

6. Pina Colada

“If you like Pina Colada…” yes, yes we do. How do you make this simple drink in the comfort of your own home? All you need to do is blend gold rum, Re’al coconut syrup and pineapple juice and you have the touch of summer in a glass.

pina colada cocktail

5. The Rusty Compass

This twist on the classic Rusty Nail is a sweet drink that is perfect as an after dinner treat. Including Cherry Herring, Drambuie, and Monkey Shoulder Scotch, this cocktail has a sophisticated taste.

rusty nail cocktail

4. Negroni

You’ll be transported to the tastes, sounds and culture of Italy with this delicious aperitif. All it takes is a touch of gin, Campari and sweet vermouth and you’ve got yourself a Negroni.

negroni cocktail

3. Caipirinha

As the national cocktail of Brazil, we can expect great things from this little number. Adding simply Cachaça, lime and fine white sugar this cocktail definitely packs a punch.

caipirinha cocktail

2. French Martini

Are you hosting your own cocktail party? Then this cocktail should be number one on your list. Vodka, Chambord and pineapple juice goes down way too easily!

french martini cocktail

1. The Manhattan

For all you whisky lovers, here’s something you won’t be able to resist The Manhattan: the perfect blend of whisky, vermouth and bitters.

manhattan cocktail

Three definitely isn’t a crowd in the case of these ten amazing cocktails!

Have you read our Tasty Vodka Lemonade Recipes article? or super short on time? perhaps try our article on pre-mixed cocktails here.