Your zodiac sign is thought to be able to determine everything from your personality to what kind of year you’re going to have. As it turns out, it can also determine what cocktail you might like. Or rather, we can take those personality predictions and match them to delicious cocktails with some of the same properties.
Whether you’re a “Spicy Buck” Aries or a Peach Thyme Bellini Libra, here are a few delicious drinks matched to your zodiac sign.
Qualities: Loyal, Straightforward, Ambitious
Cocktail: Ruffino Negroni
1 oz. sweet vermouth
1 oz. Campari
1 oz. lightly sparkling wine
Garnish: Orange wedge
Directions: Combine vermouth and Campari in an ice-filled glass. Top with sparkling wine, stir to combine and garnish.
Qualities: Witty, Trendsetter, Innovative
Cocktail: Not Your Average Cocktail
4 oz. Kim Crawford Pinot Noir
3 tbsp. powdered baking cocoa or sweet ground chocolate
3 oz. hot coffee
3/4 oz. crème de cacao (brown or white)
3/4 oz. crème de menthe
dollop whipped cream (optional)
Directions: Pre-warm small insulated “shot” cups. In a saucepan, combine baking cocoa with hot coffee to make into a rich syrup. Add crème de cacao and Kim Crawford Pinot Noir and stir until ingredients are hot. Pour into pre-warmed cups in 2-3 oz servings. Garnish with a small dollop of whipped cream (optional).
Qualities: Alluring, Imaginative, Free-Spirited
Cocktail: Kim De La Crème
1 bottle Kim Crawford Rosé, well chilled
3 cups sliced strawberries
1/3 cup sugar
1 carton vanilla ice cream
Edible flowers to garnish
Directions: Makes 5 servings. In a medium bowl mix the strawberries and sugar. Cover and let sit for 30-90 mins mixing occasionally. Divide the strawberries and any kuices between 5 rocks glasses, add wine and a splash of club soda. Top with a generous scoop of ice cream. Garnish with your favorite edible flowers.
Qualities: Assertive, Brave, Optimistic
Cocktail: Spicy Buck
2 oz. Casa Noble Reposado Tequila
2 thin slices jalapeño
1 tbsp. sliced ginger
1 oz. lemon juice
.75 oz. simple syrup
Ginger ale or ginger beer
Directions: Muddle jalapeño, ginger, lemon juice, and simple syrup in a shaker; add ice.
Shake until chilled. Strain into glass over ice, top with ginger ale or ginger beer; add bitters. Garnish with lemon wedge.
Qualities: Reliable, Patient, Generous
Cocktail: Matcha Tea-Sur
1 tbsp. matcha green tea powder
1/2 cup hot water
1/4 cup Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc
1 tbsp. sugar
Gold leaf for garnish
Directions: Whisk matcha powder with water using bamboo whisk until smooth. Mix Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc with sugar. Combine tea and wine mixture. Garnish with gold leaf.
Qualities: Sociable, Energetic, Adoptable
Cocktail: Spiced Moon Martini
2 oz. Kim Crawford Pinot Noir
1 oz. aged rum
3/4 oz. freshly squeezed lemon juice
1/2 oz. Spiced Honey Syrup, warm (See instructions)
1/2 oz. egg white
Freshly grated cinnamon for garnish
Spiced Honey Syrup
1 cup water
1 cup honey
4 cinnamon sticks
Peel from half of orange
Directions: Add all ingredients except cinnamon to a cocktail tin and shake until you feel the mixture foaming. Add ice to the tin and shake hard for 10-15 seconds. Double-strain into a chilled cocktail glass, sprinkle with cinnamon, and serve.
Spiced Honey Syrup: Add all ingredients to a medium saucepan and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until warm and fragrant. (Avoid overcooking, as the syrup should not reduce and thicken.) Remove from heat; strain and discard solids. The syrup can be refrigerated for up to two weeks. However, it should be gently rewarmed to create the cocktail.
Qualities: Family-oriented, Practical, Friendly
Cocktail: Cherry Cobbler Freeze
1½ parts SVEDKA Cherry
½ part amaretto
1 scoop vanilla ice cream
½ cup of ice
Directions: Combine all ingredients in a blender, add ice and blend on high for 10-20 seconds. Pour into a chilled Coupe glass. Garnish with cured cherries and candied almonds staggered on a metal skewer.
Qualities: Confident, Creative, Popular
Cocktail: Jalapeño Delight (Blinker)
2 parts SVEDKA Grapefruit Jalapeño
¾ part grenadine
¾ part grapefruit juice
Directions: Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake and strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice. Garnish with grapefruit peel.
Qualities: Analytical, Ambitious, Precise
Cocktail: In Noble Fashion
1.5 oz. Casa Noble Reposado Tequila
.5 oz. ancho chili liqueur
.25 oz. simple syrup
2 dashes orange bitters
2 drops molé bitters
Directions: Combine all ingredients, except orange peel, into mixing glass and stir.?Strain into glass over ice.?Squeeze orange peel; rub around rim and drop into glass.
Qualities: Graceful, Lavish, Balanced
Cocktail: Peach Thyme Bellini
1 part peach puree
3 parts Ruffino Prosecco
One drop of bitters
Sprig of thyme
Directions: Place peach puree into the bottom of a chilled champagne flute. Fill glass with prosecco, add bitters, and stir. Garnish with thyme.
Qualities: Passionate, Powerful, Dynamic
Cocktail: Mexican Hot Chocolate
4 oz. Kim Crawford Pinot Noir
2 oz. dairy milk or non-dairy milk (almond is a good option)
3 tbsp. powdered baking cocoa
1 oz. coffee liqueur
1 tbsp. brown sugar
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
Pinch chili powder
Directions: Pre-warm an 8-10 oz. coffee mug.In a saucepan, combine chocolate powder and brown sugar with milk to make into a rich syrup. Add coffee liqueur and Kim Crawford Pinot Noir. Stir until ingredients are hot. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla extract and ground cinnamon. Pour into pre-warmed mug and garnish with whole cinnamon stick and pinch of chili powder.
Qualities: Positive, Loving, Open Minded
Cocktail: Electric Light
1½ parts SVEDKA Blue Raspberry
½ part coconut water
2 parts blue sports drink
Directions: Combine all ingredients in a rock glass*. Stir to mix. Garnish with a lemon disc.
Tilted Ice Instructions: Pour water halfway in a rocks glass. Set glass in muffin tray and freeze it sideways.