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Girly Drinks Galore: 24 Drink Staples Every Girl’s Gotta Know

There is nothing better than hanging out with your girl mates! Here are 24 girly drinks to order out or make at home for extra girl’s night fun.

Girly Drinks

Let’s face it, sometimes nights out are just better without the boys! Plus, planning a girly catch up can be so much fun. So, whether you’ve got an hour or two to spare in the day to meet up for a quick tipple, or you are going all out and having a huge night out with your best female friends, these girly drinks are perfect to order or create at home to get you in the mood for fun!

Girly drinks you need to try

Whether out on the town or enjoying a girl’s night in, these 24 girly drinks will impress your girlfriends.


Wine is a perfect girly drink staple. Sharing a bottle with a friend is a great accompaniment as you put the world to rights! There is lots to be said for keeping it simple on a girly night out. Sometimes you just can’t go wrong with a delicious bottle or two of wine as you talk about anything and everything together!

#1 White wine. White wine is best served chilled and is cool and refreshing. Serve it at a dinner party with fish or white meats, or just order it on a night out to enjoy! [Reads: How to have fun with friends: 30 really fun ways to beat boredom]

#2 Red wine. Red wine is warming and perfect for winter nights, getting cozy with your girlfriends in a great bar, or relaxing on the sofa at home!

#3 Rose. Rose is the ultimate girly wine and goes down a treat on a hot day!

#4 Prosecco. Who doesn’t love a delicious glass of prosecco every now and again? It’s light and fizzy—just don’t let those bubbles go to your head!

#5 Champagne. Who says champagnes just has to be for special occasions?! Whipping out a bottle of champagne and sharing with your girlfriends turns any gathering into a true celebration. It’s the perfect girly drink for bachelorette parties and occasions such as baby showers!

#6 Sangria. Looking for something fruity and refreshing with a sophisticated twist? Sangria is perfect and goes down well at picnics and BBQ’s too. [Read: Party hours: What your favorite drink says about you]


If you are in the party mood then downing the odd shot or two is a great way to get the atmosphere more lively and set you up for the night ahead. Girly shots tend to steer clear of the hard stuff and stick to simpler and less alcoholic types! Just remember not to do too many otherwise you might have to call it a night before you even make it to the dance floor!

#7 Apple sours. Apple sours is a perfect shot to have on a girl night out. It’s not too strong and the sweet/sour apple taste means it’s pretty easy to do a shot of too!

#8 Tuaca. Tuaca is sweet and sticky and toffee-like in flavor. If you’re not big on downing shots of tequila on a night out this could be the one for you! [Read: 14 surefire ways to keep it classy at a party]

#9 Baileys. Baileys is another pretty easy drink to take a shot. Its chocolate flavored Mand has a creamy texture which makes it pretty girly. Or why not add some ice and enjoy it long?


Long drinks are fizzy and fun and perfect to enjoy with your girlfriends.

#10 Peach Schnapps and lemonade. This sweet and fizzy drink is the perfect starter drink for a girly night out!

#11 Long vodka. Vodka with a dash of bitters, lime cordial, and lemonade. The ideal sweet/sour combination to get you in the party mood.

#12 Gin and Tonic. Gin and Tonics are a sophisticated drink to share with your lady friends. There’s lots of ways to make them more interesting too. Try adding mint and cucumber or even a squeeze of fresh orange or grapefruit instead of lime for an exciting twist. [Read: Make the most of your girl’s night with using our 13 fun ideas]


Going out for cocktails is the ideal way to have a fantastic girly night out. They are fun, colorful, and sophisticated too! So, whether you like them sweet or sour, long or short, these girly cocktails are sure to go down well—whatever the occasion.

#13 Strawberry margarita. A girly twist on the classic margarita, this has a slightly sweeter taste and a girly pink color too! Margaritas go down well at any time of year, just be wary of the tequila in them which is many a woman’s drinking nemesis!

#14 Sidecar. A heady mix of cognac, orange liqueur, and lemon juice, this cocktail is super sophisticated and sexy!

#15 Appletini. For lovers of a fruity drink this couldn’t get more apple-y! An apple martini is made up of vodka, apple juice, apple cider, apple liqueur, and/or apple brandy!

#16 Strawberry mojito. Lime juice, strawberries, rum, syrup, mint leaves, and soda water make up this sweet and refreshing cocktail—the perfect summer drink! [Read: 6 healthy summer trends and what they can do for you]

#17 Bellini. Prosecco and peach nectar—could you get more girly and sophisticated than that?

#18 Cosmo. The ultimate Sex and the City drink. Cranberry juice, fresh lime, and triple sec with a hearty slug of vodka, of course!

Non-alcoholic girly drinks

Sometimes it’s nice to meet up with the girls without drinking any alcohol! Meeting up in the day for a catch up, or just a fun gathering of your best girl friends over a soft drink can be a great way to spend some quality time together without things getting too raucous! Here are some great girly drinks to enjoy.

#19 Cappuccino. A sophisticated cappuccino is the perfect pick me up. Lounge in a cool coffee shop with your friends and have a chat. Meeting for coffee makes you feel very European you know! [Read: 18 ways to build lasting friendships]

#20 Milkshakes. Sweet, cold, and frothy, what’s not to love about a girly milkshake from time to time?!

#21 Pink lemonade. Pink lemonade is the ultimate fizzy girly drink. This is perfect to serve at picnics or barbecues in the summer as an alternative to alcoholic beverages and should keep all the drivers happy!

#22 Hot chocolate. Hot chocolate is a great winter warmer. It’s sweet and delicious and makes you feel all warm and snuggly inside. For the ultimate hot chocolate go all out with lashings of squirty cream, marshmallows, and a dusting of cocoa powder too!

#23 Iced tea. Iced tea is a delightfully refreshing summer beverage that is cool and delicious and makes you feel a little bit sophisticated too! [Read: 32 awesome sleepover ideas for a fun night with friends]

#24 Herbal tea. There are so many different types of herbal tea out there, so there is sure to be something for everyone. Why not host your own girly tea party and offer a selection, in pretty teapots, of course!

Remember, making a drink girly can be just as much about how you serve it as the ingredients that are in it. If you want to make your drinks truly girly think about serving them in fun mugs, colorful long glasses, or pretty cocktail glasses. Put a coating of sugar around the rim, decorate with fruit peel swirls or wedges, and get some fun and colorful cocktail umbrellas for the side too!

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Girl time is the best time, so whether you plan a party at your home, a quick daytime meet up, or a glamorous night out on the town, these 24 girly drinks are great for any girly get together!

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Bethany Locke
Bethany was born and raised in Scotland and now resides in Brighton where she lives with her partner and rather disobedient cocker spaniel pup. She works as a f...
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