150 Ultimate Cocktail Recipes

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Alexander's Sister

Alexander's Sister
Recipe:

30 ml gin
30 ml cream
15 ml crème de menthe

How to:

Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously. Strain into a service glass.

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

A fresh burst of crème de menthe gives this creamy dessert drink its distaff edge. But, as the saying goes: "If this is a ladies' drink, call me a lady!"

Source:The Savoy Cocktail Book.

Bamboo

Bamboo
Recipe:

30 ml dry vermouth
30 ml dry sherry
1 dash orange bitter

How to:

Pour all the ingredients into a mixing glass filled with ice. Stir and strain into a serving glass. Garnish with: orange twist

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

Created in the late 1800s by Louis Eppinger, a San Francisco bartender working in Yokohama, Japan, this is a very complex, dry and spice-filled cocktail.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide

Boston flip

Boston flip
Recipe:

1 bar spoon caster sugar
1 egg
60 ml rye whiskey

How to:

Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously. Strain into a service glass. Garnish with: grated nutmeg

Served in Goblet

Facts:

This venerable drink was popular in colonial North America. The only difference? Before the advent of central heating, hot drinks were far more popular. We can assure you, this drink is much better served chilled.

Source:Bariana

Brooklyn Cocktail

Brooklyn Cocktail
Recipe:

1 dash Amer Picon
1 dash maraschino liqueur
45 ml Canadian whiskey
15 ml dry vermouth

How to:

Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously. Strain into a service glass.

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

Perhaps the creators of this drink were under the impression that Brooklyn is north of Manhattan. At any rate, this Canadian whiskey twist on a dry Manhattan is a lost drink worthy of rediscovery.

Source:The Savoy Cocktail Book.

Caprice

Caprice
Recipe:

45 ml gin
15 ml dry vermouth
15 ml Benedictine
1 dash orange bitter

How to:

Pour all the ingredients into a mixing glass filled with ice. Stir and strain into a serving glass. Garnish with: lemon twist and a cherry

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

This early variation on the Martini (they didn't call them alternatinis back then) simply includes a bit of apricot brandy to create an entirely new, and very pleasant drink.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide

Coffee Cocktail

Coffee Cocktail
Recipe:

3 dashes gomme syrup
4 dashes liqueur de noyaux
10 ml cognac
1 espresso

How to:

Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously. Strain into a service glass. Garnish with: grated nutmeg

Served in Small Highball

Facts:

This is not the classic combining ruby port, cognac, and a small egg. Nor is it a variation on Dick Bradsell's Pharmaceutical Stimulant (vodka and espresso). This concoction of cognac, espresso, and noyaux is unique. It is classic. It is the right choice.

Source:Bariana

Cordova Cocktail

Cordova Cocktail
Recipe:

30 ml dry gin
1 dash absinthe
1 teaspoon fresh cream
15 ml sweet vermouth

How to:

Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously. Strain into a service glass.

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

Looking for something different? With gin, absinthe, sweet vermouth, and cream, it is hard to compare this to any other drink. The Cordova is in a league of its own.

Source:The Savoy Cocktail Book.

Moscow Mule

Moscow Mule
Recipe:

60 ml vodka
15 ml fresh lime juice
90 ml ginger beer

How to:

Build ingredients in an ice-filled serving glass. Garnish with: lime wedge

Served in Highball glass

Facts:

The drink that launched vodka in the US was born in New York in 1938. The recipe is simple: vodka is added to a British drink called a Mule's Collar. It is an excellent drink with a spicy kick to it.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide

Satan's Whiskers

Satan's Whiskers
Recipe:

20 ml gin
20 ml dry vermouth
20 ml sweet vermouth
20 ml orange juice
20 ml Grand Marnier
1 dash orange bitter

How to:

Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously. Strain into a service glass.

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

Would you like your whiskers straight (Grand Marnier) or curled (orange curaçao)? Please specify when ordering this sumptuous blend of gin and orange juice with both dry and sweet vermouths. The orange bitter add the right touch of tempting spice.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide


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