Cocktail of the Week: Sidecar CocktailsAlphabetical listing of all cocktail recipes BrandyMade from fermented fruit. Usually made from wine GinMade from grain and flavored with juniper berries along with other botanicals. RumMade from fermented molasses which is made from sugarcane. TequilaMade from the blue agave variety of the maguey plant. VodkaMade usually from grain, but it can also be made from almost any kind of food plant, including beets or potatoes. WhiskeyMade from grain, and aged in oak casks.