Mixstrology: Cocktails for Each Sign of the Zodiac

Who needs horoscopes when you can have a monthly cocktail prescription? As part of our Mixstrology series, astrologer/bartender Patricia Clark Hippolyte created twelve cocktails, each uniquely suited to a sign of the zodiac. From an over-the-top, dessert-like drink made for Taurus to a tequila and ginger libation especially for Sagittarians, we have one perfect cocktail for every sign—plus variations on each drink no matter where your birthday falls.

Aquarius: Absinthe Frappé

Fresh mint and anise-flavored absinthe combine over crushed ice for a pleasantly refreshing cocktail perfect for cool, smooth Aquarians.Laura Sant

Pisces: The Pekel

Pickle brine replaces the olive juice in this twist on a dirty martini; its slightly murky appearance is a subtle nod to the water sign. See variations for the other zodiac signs »**Farideh Sadeghin

Aries: El Jefe

Jalapeño and chile-infused bitters add a spicy kick to a fruity cocktail made with muddled strawberries and blueberries, perfect for fiery Aries. See variations for the other zodiac signs »**Farideh Sadeghin

Taurus: Prairie Gold

A simple syrup flavored with bacon and popcorn sweetens this over-the-top cocktail made with vodka, caramel liqueur, and scotch—an over-the-top drink for "more is more" Taurus. See variations for the other zodiac signs »**Laura Sant

Gemini: La Puella y el Puer

The lemon and lavender flavors in this drink are versatile enough to pair with either vodka or gin so we recommend making one of each– perfectly matched to the dual personality of a Gemini.

Cancer: The Summer Alexander

Made with herbaceous Licor 43 and nutty Frangelico, this sweet, comforting summer cocktail is perfect for nostalgic Cancers. See variations for the other zodiac signs »**

Leo: The Kentucky Devil

This smooth, fiery bourbon and watermelon libation is sure to please any Leo: It's bold and red like the heart, the body part ruled by this sign. See variations for the other zodiac signs »**

Virgo: The Celery Martini

Fresh celery and lemon juices, Lillet, celery bitters, and gin combine for a clean and vegetal cocktail with a bright green hue that health-conscious Virgos are sure to enjoy. See variations for the other zodiac signs »**

Libra: Rosewater Fizz

This champagne-based cocktail is simple, fruity, and slightly floral, well-suited to a Libra's delicate sensibilities. See variations for the other zodiac signs »**

Scorpio: Second Circle

Port, bourbon, and maple syrup come together in a cocktail that matches the intense and sometimes biting personality of a Scorpio. See variations for the other zodiac signs »**

Sagittarius: Ginger Margarita Squares

These mouth-puckering Jell-O shots turn the classic margarita on its head. Ginger simple syrup adds a bit of Asian-inspired flavor, a nod to Sagittarius' love of travel. See variations for the other zodiac signs »**

Capricorn: The Light Infantry

Moscato-based Cocchi Vermouth di Torino lends a complex sweetness to a twist on a classic Manhattan made with rye and Lillet that tradition-loving Capricorns can appreciate. See variations for the other zodiac signs »**