150 Ultimate Cocktail Recipes

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Alexander

Alexander
Recipe:

30 ml dry gin
15 ml white crème de cacao
30 ml light cream

How to:

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

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

If you like Ramos Gin Fizzes, you'll love the original Alexander. Just as Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did but she did it backwards in high heels, the Alexander manages to be an entire Ramos in a cocktail glass.

Source:The Savoy Cocktail Book.

Allen (Special)

Allen (Special)
Recipe:

10 ml lemon juice
15 ml maraschino liqueur
30 ml Plymouth Gin

How to:

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

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

Many bartender has omitted the crème de violette in their Aviation cocktails as it's a difficult ingredient to find. Then, they've innocently served it as an Aviation. Actually, it's this drink. What makes it special: Is it the Plymouth Gin or the maraschino liqueur? That's for you to ponder.

Source:The Savoy Cocktail Book.

Artillery Cocktail

AKA Classic Martini

Artillery Cocktail
Recipe:

15 ml sweet vermouth
45 ml dry gin

How to:

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

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

Another name for the classic Martini—not the dry Martini that came along later, the original one—this drink is made with fresh Italian vermouth and London dry gin.

Source:The Savoy Cocktail Book

Belmont Cocktail

Belmont Cocktail
Recipe:

15 ml grenadine
40 ml dry gin
30 ml fresh cream

How to:

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

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

The Belmont was a beautiful cocktail in the days when bartenders would cook up a year's supply of grenadine during pomegranate season. It is a beautiful cocktail once again.

Source:The Savoy Cocktail Book.

Blanche Cocktail

Blanche Cocktail
Recipe:

30 ml Cointreau
15 ml anisette
30 ml white curaçao

How to:

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

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

Can't resist a bowl of hard candies? First to look at the dessert menu? Love licorice allsorts? This is your ideal digestif. Anisette, Cointreau, and curaçao combine to create a remarkable drink to be consumed in small quantities.

Source:The Savoy Cocktail Book.

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

Journalist

Journalist
Recipe:

45 ml gin
10 ml dry vermouth
10 ml sweet vermouth
2 dashes triple sec
2 dashes lemon juice
1 dash Angostura 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:

A very fancy variation on the Perfect Martini, it twists the classic recipe with dashes of bitter, lemon juice, and curaçao.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide

Martini with Twist

Martini with Twist
Recipe:

60 ml dry gin
30 ml dry vermouth

How to:

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

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

A Dry Martini is one that is made with dry vermouth. Less vermouth doesn't make the drink drier. It makes it less of a Martini. The quintessential gin cocktail, the best Martini is always made with fresh vermouth, and garnished with either a twist or an olive.

The Cowboy Cocktail

The Cowboy Cocktail
Recipe:

30 ml blended whisky
15 ml cream
cracked ice

How to:

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

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

First made with Scotch and appearing in Judge Jr.'s 1927 book Here's How, it was later made with American whiskey. Either way, this is not a sweet drink. Cream does little to soften the edges of the spirit without a liqueur or other sweetener.

Source:The Savoy Cocktail Book.


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