Mix Up Cocktails Like a Pro

We can all use more inspiration in the kitchen. But what about inspiration at the bar? With the release of Absolut's updated Drinkspiration App, the company is putting Mixology 101 in your hands. Well, in your handheld mobile device, that is.

Absolut's latest version of their Drinkspiration App, available for the iPhone, features hundreds of cocktail recipes, both contemporary, plus how-to instructions and video clips like the one featured above. Additionally, the app promises to provide personalized drink recommendations as it gets to know your preferences. It's like the Google Ads of drink apps!

The app launches to the public on Monday. In the meantime, here are our favorite cocktail recipes to get your weekend started a day early:

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