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Cocktail API

The Cocktail API allows you to search thousands of cocktail recipes by name or ingredients.

/v1/cocktail

HTTP GET

Returns up to 10 cocktail recipes matching the search parameters.

Parameters

At least one of the below parameters must be present:

name (optional) - name of cocktail. This parameter supports partial matches (e.g. bloody will match bloody mary and bloody margarita)

ingredients (optional) - comma-separated string of ingredients to search. Only cocktails containing all listed ingredients will be returned. For example, to search cocktails containing Vodka and lemon juice, use vodka,lemon juice.

Headers

X-Api-Key (required) - API Key associated with your account.

Sample Request URL

Live Demo!

https://api.api-ninjas.com/v1/cocktail?name=

Sample Response

[
  {
    "ingredients": [
      "4.5 cl (3 parts) vodka",
      "9 cl (6 parts) Tomato juice",
      "1.5 cl (1 part) Lemon juice",
      "2 to 3 dashes of Worcestershire Sauce",
      "Tabasco sauce",
      "Celery salt",
      "Black pepper"
    ],
    "instructions": "Stirring gently, pour all ingredients into highball glass. Garnish.",
    "name": "bloody mary"
  }
]

import requests

name = 'bloody mary'
api_url = 'https://api.api-ninjas.com/v1/cocktail?name={}'.format(name)
response = requests.get(api_url, headers={'X-Api-Key': 'YOUR_API_KEY'})
if response.status_code == requests.codes.ok:
    print(response.text)
else:
    print("Error:", response.status_code, response.text)
var name = 'bloody mary'
$.ajax({
    method: 'GET',
    url: 'https://api.api-ninjas.com/v1/cocktail?name=' + name,
    headers: { 'X-Api-Key': 'YOUR_API_KEY'},
    contentType: 'application/json',
    success: function(result) {
        console.log(result);
    },
    error: function ajaxError(jqXHR) {
        console.error('Error: ', jqXHR.responseText);
    }
});
const request = require('request');
var name = 'bloody mary';
request.get({
  url: 'https://api.api-ninjas.com/v1/cocktail?name=' + name,
  headers: {
    'X-Api-Key': 'YOUR_API_KEY'
  },
}, function(error, response, body) {
  if(error) return console.error('Request failed:', error);
  else if(response.statusCode != 200) return console.error('Error:', response.statusCode, body.toString('utf8'));
  else console.log(body)
});
import java.io.InputStream;
import java.net.HttpURLConnection;
import java.net.URL;

import com.fasterxml.jackson.databind.ObjectMapper;

URL url = new URL("https://api.api-ninjas.com/v1/cocktail?name=bloody mary");
HttpURLConnection connection = (HttpURLConnection) url.openConnection();
connection.setRequestProperty("accept", "application/json");
InputStream responseStream = connection.getInputStream();
ObjectMapper mapper = new ObjectMapper();
JsonNode root = mapper.readTree(responseStream);
System.out.println(root.path("fact").asText());
let name = "bloody mary".addingPercentEncoding(withAllowedCharacters: .urlQueryAllowed)
let url = URL(string: "https://api.api-ninjas.com/v1/cocktail?name="+name!)!
var request = URLRequest(url: url)
request.setValue("YOUR_API_KEY", forHTTPHeaderField: "X-Api-Key")
let task = URLSession.shared.dataTask(with: request) {(data, response, error) in
    guard let data = data else { return }
    print(String(data: data, encoding: .utf8)!)
}
task.resume()
If your programming language is not listed in the Code Example above, you can still make API calls by using a HTTP request library written in your programming language and following the above documentation.