Vector Bar - Cocktail Recipes 17+

Mixology Made Easy‪!‬

Hallway Labs, Inc

    • 4.5 • 45 Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases



Vector Bar is the cocktail recipe app that makes mixology easy! Home bartenders and aspiring mixologists love how fast you can search cocktails and quickly find new drinks to make. With beautiful photos and recipes from top mixologists, Vector Bar sets the new standard in cocktail apps.

Quickly enter your liquors, liqueurs, and syrups on the Bar View to see What’s Ready Now and What’s Almost Ready. Anything you have in your home bar is likely to be in our list of cocktail ingredients, and if it isn’t, let us know!

When you’re ready to expand your bar, tap on What To Buy Next to see exactly what you need to get the next time you’re at the liquor store. Vector Bar lets you know which new bottle or bitters will unlock the most new cocktails.

Vector Bar’s cocktail search is unrivaled. In the mood for Bourbon and Honey? Just type it in the search at the top of the Home View and immediately see results for Gold Rush, The Democrat, and a Hot Toddy. Interested in recreating classics from the Pegu Club or Flatiron Lounge? Just type the bar, city, or mixologist and instantly see results. Vector Bar now supports searching for ingredients you don't like: just type -Mezcal to search for any cocktail without Mezcal, or search for Negroni -Gin to see all of the Negroni variants without Gin.

Edit a cocktail recipe to tweak amounts and make it your own, or create a brand new cocktail recipe from scratch. You can even add custom ingredients for the unique syrup or infusion you invented. Your custom cocktails and ingredients are securely synced to your account as part of your Vector Bar subscription.

Vector Bar's recipe view is designed for making cocktails, with step-by-step instructions in the precise order you need them. Check off each step to see your progress and keep track of exactly where you are in a recipe, so you'll never accidentally forget a pour again!

Keep notes, photos, and star ratings for each drink you mix so you can learn how to improve your craft and tailor it to suit your tastes for the next round. Add Your Friends to see what cocktails they are logging and to give them Cheers. Ratings, Photos, and Notes are instantly shared in the app between you and your friends.

Vector Bar has over 500 cocktail recipes, with a focus on modern classics from the top mixologists and bartenders around the world. We are rapidly adding to our cocktail book, with each release bringing new recipes. Please let us know if you’d like us to add one of your favorites, and we’ll get it in the next release!

Scale up - or down - any cocktail to fit your evening. Having a friend over? Make a double. Hosting a party? Batch your cocktail for 6, 9, or 12. And for those nights when you want to taste a few different recipes, scale down to 1/2, 1/3, or even 1/4, with instant adjustments of every recipe step.

Create a free account to instantly sync your data across all of your iPhones and iPads. Log your recipe notes for a cocktail, and it will immediately sync to all of your devices. All cocktail lists, bar ingredients, and recent cocktails are securely stored in the cloud and instantly available when you sign into another device.

Interactive Timers on recipe steps to help you time those long shakes and stirs. Great for when you shake a Ramos Gin Fizz or patiently stir a Bitter Giuseppe.

Another Vector Bar exclusive is our Global Cocktail Map. Tap on Cocktails By Location to see map of famous places in cocktail history with links to all of the drinks created there. Interested in a specific cocktail? Tap on the Map icon at the top of a cocktail and get transported to exactly where it was created.

We are building this app for you. Please reach out to and let us know what we can add to make your life as a home bartender easier.

What’s New

Version 3.7

- New cocktail recipes, including the Blackberry Smash and Nellivardier. Thank you to Andy A and Gabe N for the suggestions!
- Fixed a bug where the Add Friend view didn't work correctly.

Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
45 Ratings

45 Ratings

The Real McKoy ,

Almost there… UPDATE: It’s there!

UPDATE: I don’t know if I just didn’t see it, but the dev responded with the exact feature I mentioned in my review so bumping this up to 5⭐️

This app is quite handy when it comes to thinking up cocktail menus for parties, impressing guests, and honing your mixology skills. The only thing I wish for is an “Almost ready” tab where it lists options for cocktails that you just need one more ingredient to complete. I’ll have most of the ingredients for a lot of the cocktails listed where I’m just one ingredient away so when I’m at the shops, I don’t know how close I am to greatness with the purchase of just one more ingredient. Other than that, this app is great, and I use it constantly to make drinks on the weekends and expand my cocktail repertoire.

Developer Response ,

Hi, thanks for the kind words! We do have a feature for you there today - it's called "Almost Ready" and is on the Bar tab. Check out the "What to Buy Next" feature too, it helps you go shopping efficiently.

lbj_all_the_way ,

The best cocktail app in the App Store

I’ve been very impressed by how good this app is. It makes it very easy to discover new recipes and is very intuitive to use. My favorite feature is the ability to easily see a list of ingredients that I don’t have in stock which will unlock more cocktails. It’s already the best cocktail app in the App Store, but the developers push out new features frequently and it gets even better with each new version.

This is now my go to cocktail app, nothing else gets close to what this this app does.

aFlatow ,

Makes it easy

As an at home “bartender”, I absolutely love this app. I’m able to easily look up recipes, create my own, and rate drinks I’ve tried so I don’t have to try to remember which I would like to make again. Regular updates. Actual responses from service. Worth the subscription imo.

App Privacy

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  • Contact Info
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