Support
The API and site will always remain free to access at its basic level. If you love our service and want extra features you can sign up as a Patreon supporter for $2
You can cancel anytime. This allows us to pay for the servers and bandwidth and develop new features and content.

Test API Key
You can use the test API key "1" during development of your app or for educational use(see test links below)
However you must sign up to Patreon if you want a production API key if releasing publicly on an appstore.

API Production Key Upgrade
All Patreon supporters have access to the beta version of the API which allows mutiple ingredient filters.
As well as special lookups for Popular and Recent Cocktails. You can also list the full database rather than limited to 100 items.
You also get access to adding your own cocktails and images. Please sign up on Patreon then email us to get the upgraded.

Contact
Email: zag (at) kodi.tv (please state if you are a Patreon Supporter)

API Methods using the developer test key '1' as the API key

Search cocktail by name
https://www.thecocktaildb.com/api/json/v1/1/search.php?s=margarita
List all cocktails by first letter
https://www.thecocktaildb.com/api/json/v1/1/search.php?f=a
Search ingredient by name
https://www.thecocktaildb.com/api/json/v1/1/search.php?i=vodka
Lookup full cocktail details by id
https://www.thecocktaildb.com/api/json/v1/1/lookup.php?i=11007
Lookup ingredient by ID
https://www.thecocktaildb.com/api/json/v1/1/lookup.php?iid=552
Lookup a random cocktail
https://www.thecocktaildb.com/api/json/v1/1/random.php
Lookup a selection of 10 random cocktails (only available to $2+ Patreon supporters)
https://www.thecocktaildb.com/api/json/v1/1/randomselection.php
List Popular cocktails (only available to $2+ Patreon supporters)
https://www.thecocktaildb.com/api/json/v1/1/popular.php
List most recent cocktails (only available to $2+ Patreon supporters)
https://www.thecocktaildb.com/api/json/v1/1/recent.php
Search by ingredient
https://www.thecocktaildb.com/api/json/v1/1/filter.php?i=Gin
https://www.thecocktaildb.com/api/json/v1/1/filter.php?i=Vodka
Filter by multi-ingredient (only available to $2+ Patreon supporters)
https://www.thecocktaildb.com/api/json/v1/1/filter.php?i=Dry_Vermouth,Gin,Anis
Filter by alcoholic
https://www.thecocktaildb.com/api/json/v1/1/filter.php?a=Alcoholic
https://www.thecocktaildb.com/api/json/v1/1/filter.php?a=Non_Alcoholic
Filter by Category
https://www.thecocktaildb.com/api/json/v1/1/filter.php?c=Ordinary_Drink
https://www.thecocktaildb.com/api/json/v1/1/filter.php?c=Cocktail
Filter by Glass
https://www.thecocktaildb.com/api/json/v1/1/filter.php?g=Cocktail_glass
https://www.thecocktaildb.com/api/json/v1/1/filter.php?g=Champagne_flute
List the categories, glasses, ingredients or alcoholic filters
https://www.thecocktaildb.com/api/json/v1/1/list.php?c=list
https://www.thecocktaildb.com/api/json/v1/1/list.php?g=list
https://www.thecocktaildb.com/api/json/v1/1/list.php?i=list
https://www.thecocktaildb.com/api/json/v1/1/list.php?a=list

Images
https://www.thecocktaildb.com/images/ingredients/ice-Small.png (100x100 pixels)
https://www.thecocktaildb.com/images/ingredients/ice-Medium.png (350x350 pixels)
https://www.thecocktaildb.com/images/ingredients/ice.png (700x700 pixels)