Luck on the Rocks: 5 Cocktails You Have to Try to Spice Up Your Game Night

  • 27th October 2023

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Game nights are a common tradition among friends and family. It’s a chance to relax, have friendly competitions, and create new memories. But sometimes, it can get a little boring, and what can spice things up a bit? Mixology is your answer. 

Before you grumble about not being a pro mixologist, you should know that it doesn’t take being a pro to make it work in a gathering of family and friends. Combining the excitement of game night with some well-blended cocktails you’ll learn to make in this article will create the most wonderful night everyone will be talking about for some time.

Here are five delicious and easy-to-make cocktails you’ve got to try if you want to add some excitement to your next game night:


Margarita is a classic cocktail drink perfect for a big game night. The cocktail is made from lime juice, tequila, and orange liquor. The blend is then served on the rocks with a salted rim.

When making a Margarita, all you’re going to do is combine the ingredients mentioned in a shaker with some ice. Shake well until it becomes well-chilled, then strain in a glass that’s with a salted rim. Garnish the blend with a lime wedge.

Rhett Butler

This cocktail stood out in the movie “Gone with the Wind”, being named after a popular character who didn’t have much luck at the gaming tables. 

This drink requires:

  • a cup of orange Curaçao
  • 1/2 of lime 
  • 1/2 of lemon 
  • a measure of whisky, preferably Southern Comfort.

Mix up all these ingredients and serve it with ice. Top it up with club soda, then garnish with some orange peel. 

Black Cat

The symbol of luck in Japanese culture, the Black Cat has a signature drink. 

For this recipe, you need: 

  • 2 measures of Kirsch
  • one shot of Vodka
  • a dash of grenadine

Twist the mixture and top it up with Coke.


For summer game nights, there’s nothing better than a Mojito. It’s minty and refreshing. The ingredients you need for Mojito are: 

  • mint leaves
  • white rum
  • sugar 
  • lime juice
  • soda water

To make this cocktail drink:

  • Mix up the mint leaves with sugar, all in a glass with ice.
  • Add rum, soda water, and lime juice, then stir everything together.
  • Garnish with mint leaves. 

Havana Beach

Havana’s history has maintained its popularity and uniqueness, especially for the luxurious gambling venues. Thus, if you want to taste the feeling of Havana, here’s the recipe for you:  

  • 2 cups of pineapple juice
  • one teaspoon of sugar
  • a measure of white rum
  • 1/2 lime
  • ginger ale.

Add pineapple juice, sugar, and white rum to chop the lime. Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour the mix into a highball glass, then top with ginger ale. As a garnish, you can add cherries or lime slices. 

Don’t forget your cigars to get the whole Havana experience!

Keep the Party Going and Ensure you Have Lots of fun

A fun home casino night deserves the perfect cocktails to set the mood. After mixing up creative concoctions like Smoky Old Fashioned or Fuzzy Russian Roulette, transitioning the excitement to real money games online can be the next best thing.

But before playing, brush up on crucial online casino know-how. Study the steps to register an account and other basics with casino guides from trusted sources like OnlineCasinos365.

Their recent article unraveling confusing casino bonus terms is a must-read for new players, as it prevents a lot of headaches later on. Equipped with cocktail recipes to kick off the night and gambling tips to finesse your strategy, your casino party will hit the jackpot for fun. 

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