Lunar Libations,  On the Cusp

Gemini Drinks for the Moon in Gemini

Gemini Drink

A mutable air sign, Geminis are known for their quick wit and adaptable nature. With the moon in this sign, anyone can tap into the energy of Gemini to enhance communication and inspire exciting ideas. So why not harness that energy in your drinks as well? Whether you’re in the mood for something calming and communicative, or something aligned to the mind for clarity or creativity, these recipes are a great addition to any Gemini moon ritual. With cocktail and mocktail (nonalcoholic) options for a Gemini drink, you can sip your way to the stars this moontime. So grab your shaker and get ready to attune to the Gemini moon with these delicious concoctions.

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Gemini Moon Meaning

General Meaning

Gemini is a sign of communication and intellect, inviting us to gather, ponder, and communicate. The moon in this silver-tongued, adaptable air sign can inspire a wealth of excitable ideas and information. Represented by the symbol of twins, the moon in this sign illuminates our own inner duality, the integration of different ideas and perspectives. It can also inspire communication with those who we share a close bond with (such as siblings and sibling-like relationships), or those who excite the part of us that wants to learn more. At the same time, the moon in this social, inspiring sign can also be fast and excitable energy-wise, and may require an active intention to slow down and balance the intellect of the mind, with the wisdom of the heart.

Use the energy of the Gemini moon meaning to reflect on your own communication style. Engage your mind by learning, whether through socializing or reading books and researching. Who knows where new ideas may arise from! The Gemini new moon is great for setting new intentions around Gemini themes, while the full moon in Gemini (during Sagittarius season Nov 22-Dec 21) will invite balance between Gemini and Sagittarius themes (you can check out Sagittarius drinks here).

You can learn more about the magic of Gemini in my book The Modern Witchcraft Book of Astrology, and corresponding drinks and ingredients for the moon in Gemini, in Moon, Magic, Mixology.

Put a Touch of Easy Gemini Magic into Your Mixology

The moon in this sign can favor magic that uses your go-to love language or communication style. Mix this into your Gemini drink – if you like to write, write your intention on a paper and place under your cocktail or mixing tin as your work mixology magic; whisper your intention into the drink, or sing while making it. If you are more kinetic, focus on the movement aspect of making a beverage (whether it be shaking, stirring, or otherwise) as you think of your intention, while you mix up some magic. The possibilities are endless! Your magic is unique, and so will your magical Gemini moon mixture. Mixing Gemini magic into a moon mixture is boundless in possibilities. 

The energy of moon can vary greatly depending on other astrological factors. Read on to learn more about the Gemini new moon on June 17, or skip down to the drink below. 

This Upcoming Gemini Lunation

Saturday June 17th, 2023 at 9:37pm PST

The next significant Gemini moon is the Gemini New Moon on Saturday June 17th at 9:37pm PST. As you now know, Gemini is a sign that relates to sibling-like relationships, and interestingly enough, this new moon comes a matter of hours before father’s day!

This new moon in Gemini forms an astrological angle (aspect) called a square, known for conflicting and challenging energy. Squaring Neptune (the watery planet of dreams and fantasy), this moon may have have a hazy energy for otherwise sharp-minded Gemini. Since the Gemini moon tends to inspire new, exciting ideas, this means the need to slow down at this time and reflect, might be more favorable at this time, before launching into new moon manifestation right away.

The moon also goes void of course soon after, as it makes its last big planetary aspect in Gemini and transitions into Cancer. The Void of course moon is notoriously not a great time for casting spells or pursuing new paths. However, the moon will then move into nurturing Cancer, and the next day after that (on June 19th), Jupiter (the planet of expansion and luck), will form a harmonious angle with Saturn.

All of this is to say, it may a good idea to slow down during this specific Gemini new moon and tune into the inspiration of Gemini, but wait a day or so before committing or taking any action. 

Gemini Drink Recipes from my Books

My books Moon, Magic, Mixology, and WitchCraft Cocktails are filled with guidance on how to make magical and bewitching drinks. See what recipes I suggest from my books, or scroll down for more Gemini drink recipes from the blog, and choose a sip as charming as Gemini itself, to accompany your Gemini Moon Magic!

The

Decider

From WitchCraft Cocktails 

Gemini Cocktail

Gemini energy can often excite the mind. With cleansing grapefruit and lime, this herbal basil gimlet is magically aligned to help relax and clear the mind, to help you wade through all the ideas!

Lunar

State of Mind

From Moon, Magic, Mixology

Gemini Moon Drink

Designed for the Moon in Gemini, this lemon, coconut, lavender cocktail is perfect for opening the throat and mind, as reflect on your thought patterns and how you use your voice this Gemini moon.

Mercurial

Grounding Elixir

From WitchCraft Cocktails 

Gemini Drink

Made with Mercury (the ruling planet of Gemini) in mind, this soothing lavender, chamomile, and mint cocktail makes a great Gemini drink for refreshing, enhancing and grounding the mind.

Gemini Drink Recipes

from Moon, Magic, Mixology

  • The Twins Creativity Potion
  • Gemini Moon Mint Julep
  • Wise Moon Amaretto Sour
  • Celestial Transformation Potion

Gemini Drink Recipes

from WitchCraft Cocktails

  • Purifying Vodka Collins
  • Memory Mojito
  • Uncrossing Miint Julep
  • The Wise Word

Gemini Drink Recipes for the Moon from the Blog

Get ready to explore a world of exciting and calming recipes, all aligned with the power of the Gemini moon! Whether you’re looking for a refreshing drink to quench your thirst or something that can help align your mind and spirit, there’s plenty of options to choose from. And if you want to add an extra kick of minty Gemini energy to any drink, I’ve got just the thing – an herbal drink syrup that’s sure to awaken your taste buds and leave you feeling energized.

So whether you’re celebrating the magic of the Gemini moon or simply looking for some new recipes to try out at home, check out the recipes from the blog for some Gemini magic.

Pomegranate & Mint Gemini Drink

Gemini & Gin

Cocktail & Nonalcoholic Option

Themes: Inspiration, Excitement, Ideas

Inspire and excite new ideas with this tangy and tantalizing Gemini Moon cocktail and mocktail duo! Bursting with flavors of pomegranate, mint, orange, and lemon, this Gemini and Gin drink will awaken your mind and spark fresh ideas. Let the zesty ingredients inspire your creative endeavors and tantalize your taste buds with new ideas. (I’m working on a summer seasonal alternative for pomegranate, for those experiencing summer! It will probably be cherry 🙂 Stay tuned)

Communication Breakdown

Cocktail

Themes: Communication, Purification, Friendship, Peace

This exciting blue cocktail, perfect for the Gemini Moon, is aligned with Mercury, the ruling planet of Gemini. The Blue Curacao gives it a vibrant hue that appeals to the Gemini mind, while the refreshing lemon flavor brings joy with every sip. Elderflower adds a hint of floral flavor, and sage-mint syrup opens up the throat for self-expression. Inspired by mood-boosting energy, this blue lagoon variation is a great choice for any Gemini or Gemini Moon celebrator looking to express themselves through their drink.

Herbal Maple Hot (or Cold) Toddy

Cocktail & Mocktail

Themes: Clarity, Introspection, Soul Soothing

Experience the herbal richness of summer and expand your consciousness with the Herbal-Maple hot toddy, perfect for Gemini season. Whether you prefer it hot or cold, this drink will awaken, ground, and encourage introspection all year round. Infused with sage, rosemary, lemon, and maple (and even gin for a gin toddy), this enchanting elixir is crafted with intention to enhance mental clarity and promote moon-inspired reflection and relaxation. Get ready to be magically transported with every sip!

Mojito

Virgo Moon Mojito

Cocktail & Mocktail

Themes: Focus, Organization, The Mind

This Irish lemon mojito infused with earl grey, rosemary, and mint is the perfect concoction for clarity and cleansing under the Gemini moon. Drawing inspiration from Virgo, who shares planetary rulership with Mercury, this recipe features ingredients that are ideal for kickstarting a fresh beginning and gaining mental clarity. And if you’re looking for a nonalcoholic version, don’t worry – we’ve got you covered with a handy sidebar on how to make this recipe alcohol-free!

Aquarius Cocktail

Aquarius Moon Mint Julep

Cocktail

Themes: Cleansing, Elevation, Insight

Inspired by the energy of the moon in another air-sign, this Aquarius Moon Mint Julep has air-sign and moon-aligned ingredients perfect for this celestial body in Gemini. Herbal sage, mint, and rosemary, paired with cleansing lime will elevate your mind and communication, while oak-infused bourbon may be great to help ground.

Calming Communication Mint Syrup

Calming Communication Syrup

Drink Syrup

Themes: Communication, Clarity, Calm

Whether you prefer a hot tea, iced tea, or cocktail, this syrup is the perfect addition to keep you cool, calm, and collected. Infused with sage, peppermint, and chamomile, this drink syrup is a perfect choice for a refreshing and calming Gemini Moon drink, regardless of beverage. Sip on it solo for a peaceful mind or share it with a friend to enhance your communication skills. Get ready to enjoy a delicious drink that will leave you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated!

Maple Old Fashioned

Hazelnut Maple Old Fashioned

Cocktail

Themes: Grounding, Wisdom, Creativity

Originally a fall cocktail, this recipe has become one of my fast favorites, and cocktail party go-tos, for it’s simpleness to make. Its subtle sweet flavors are truly hard not to fall for. With the Gemini new Moon occurring just a day before Father’s Day, this drink is a perfect match! The hazelnut and walnut flavors are associated with wisdom, ideas, and the mind. And the bourbon helps to ground the sometimes excitable gemini energy (and add a touch of oak-infused alcohol for oak magic!)

The Gemini moon is a time for experimentation and new ideas in both our inner and outer worlds. With these exciting recipes, calming drinks, and mind-aligned options, you can attune to the energy of this dynamic lunar phase in liquid libation form. Whether you’re looking to connect with others in chamring Gemini-fashion, or dive deeper into your own psyche, there’s something here for everyone. So raise a glass and embrace the magic of the Gemini moon! Cheers to new beginnings and endless possibilities!

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