10 Foolproof Mixes That Make ANYONE Look Like A Cocktail Pro

We all love a fancy cocktail, but doing all that zesting, measuring, and mixing at home? It makes us want to ditch the kitchen and just head to our local watering hole.

But it turns out, you don't have to slice, dice, and stir specialty ingredients to enjoy a nice drink (and impress your friends). There are cocktail mixes for that. And no, we're not talking about those gross ones from college. There's a whole new breed of do-it-yourself mixes, and they're just as good as hitting up an upscale bar — and cheaper, too. Here are our favorite drink mixes and premixed cocktails that take zero effort and can make anyone look like a mixologist.
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Yep, Sriracha margaritas are a thing and we want one. Just add tequila.

Yes Artisan Beverages Sriracha Margarita Cocktail Mixer, $30 for a two-pack, available at Scoutmob.
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Turns out, McClure's famous spicy pickle brine tastes great in Bloody Marys, too.

McClure's Bloody Mary Mix, $8.59, available at Jet.
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All Owl's Brew mixes are made with tea and can be mixed with a variety of spirits, beers, and wine, meaning your guests can mix and match however they like. The Wicked Green, made with habanero peppers, can be added to tequila, vodka, mezcal, and IPA.

Owl's Brew Wicked Green, $9.99 for 8 oz, available at Owl's Brew.
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Bittermilk's premixed cocktails sound so fancy, you could swear you were ordering them at a swanky bar. Mix No. 3 can make either a smoked-honey whiskey sour or a smoky-sweet margarita.

Bittermilk No. 3, $15, available at Bittermilk.
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What's the only thing easier than a cocktail mix? A premixed cocktail. This one, from Crafthouse, is a take on the classic Prohibition-era gin drink the Southside.

Crafthouse Southside Prepared Cocktail, $19.99, available at Binny's.
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Another pour-and-sip prepared cocktail, this one is perfect for boozy brunches.

Miami Cocktail Co. Small Batch Organic Blood Orange Mimosa, $14.99, available at Miami Cocktail Co..
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Make your favorite mule in seconds with this ginger-and-lime concoction.

Owen's Table Mixers Mule Mix, $25 for two bottles, available at Owen's Table Mixers.
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A Southern classic, straight from Nashville.

Eli Mason Mint Julep Cocktail Mixer, $9.99, available at Awesome Drinks.
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This pre-prepared wine cocktail is meant to be Instagrammed on a beach.

Pampelonne Rosé Lime, $21 for a four-pack, available at Bottle Rocket.
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James Bond liked his martini shaken, not stirred. We like ours easy to make, with blood orange.

Stirrings Blood Orange Martini, $6.99, available at Stirrings.
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