150 Ultimate Cocktail Recipes

Tip: you can select several elements by pressing Ctrl (on PC) or ⌘ (on Mac) while clicking on each one.

Display results clear selection

9 random recipes from our collection

Affinity Cocktail

Affinity Cocktail
Recipe:

15 ml sweet vermouth
15 ml dry vermouth
30 ml Scotch whisky
2 dashes Angostura 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

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

Scotch is the ultimate test of the bartender's talent. It is notoriously tricky to create a mixed drink that balances with Scotch's outspoken character. The Affinity has survived to become a venerable classic for just this reason: in the hands of a skilled mixologist, this drink delivers balance, richness, and an unparalleled profile.

Source:The Savoy Cocktail Book.

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.

Brandy Scaffa

Brandy Scaffa
Recipe:

30 ml maraschino liqueur
30 ml cognac
2 dashes Angostura bitter

How to:

Lay out each ingredient following recipe with the back of the bar spoon.

Served in Champagne Flute

Facts:

Served as a cocktail or as a pousse café, this classic drink is one of a select few that can stand layer-by-layer and still taste delicious. There are far more complex formulas, but we've found this one to be the best.

Source:Bariana

Caipirinha

Caipirinha
Recipe:

60 ml cachaça
2 barspoons caster sugar
2 lime quarters

How to:

Wash the lime. Cut it in half and cut the half into quarters. Put limes and sugar into a tumbler, and muddle hard. Add the cachaça and stir. Fill with ice, and stir again.

Served in Tumbler

Facts:

How many countries in this world truly have a national drink? None that could rival Brasil's loyalty to the caipirinha. Cachaca, lime, sugar, and ice. It's such a simple drink; one that perfectly highlights the unique flavor of country's native cane spirit.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide

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.

Cuban Cocktail #1

Cuban Cocktail #1
Recipe:

juice of 1/4 lemon
1 teaspoon superfine sugar
60 ml light rum

How to:

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

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

This classic Daiquiri is made with lemon instead of lime.

Source:The Savoy Cocktail Book.

Milk Punch

Milk Punch
Recipe:

60 ml bourbon whiskey
60 ml milk
1/2 teaspoon dark rum
1 tablespoon simple syrup

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:

It's been made with every spirit including gin. However, Bourbon is best (if you prefer brandy or rum your bartender will still respect you). Considered a morning drink in the American South, Milk Punch is excellent at any time of day or night.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide

Mojito

Mojito
Recipe:

50 ml light rum
20 ml fresh lime juice
2 teaspoon bar sugar (or 30 ml simple syrup)
8 to 12 mint leaves
top with soda water

How to:

Place sugar, mint, and a splash of soda in shaker. Muddle the mint and sugar together. Add ice, lime juice, rum, and 2 lime shell quarters. Shake well, and then strain into an ice filled highball [FINISH RECIPE] Garnish with: mint sprig sprinkled with sugar

Served in Highball glass

Facts:

Older than rum itself, this combination of cane spirit, mint, and lime was the drink of discerning Caribbean pirates and privateers as early as the late 1500s. The name is a diminutive of the African word "mojo" and means little spell.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide

Pisco Sour

Pisco Sour
Recipe:

60 ml pisco
30 ml fresh lime juice
15 ml simple syrup
1/2 whole egg white
1 dash Angostura bitter

How to:

Shake all the ingredients hard over ice. Strain into a champagne flute. Use the dash of Angostura bitter as an aromatic garnish instead of mixing it into the drink. Garnish with: dash of angostura bitters

Served in Champagne Flute

Facts:

Invented in 1872 by an Englishman in Iquique, or by an American in Lima, there is no doubt the Pisco Sour was invented in Peru. Or Chile. The pisco at the heart of this exotic potation is a fine brandy invented in Peru. Or Chile.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide


Please specify your birthdate as well as your country of residence

EUVS reminds you that alcohol might be hazardous to your health. Please drink responsibly.