150 Ultimate Cocktail Recipes

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Apparent Cocktail

Apparent Cocktail
Recipe:

25 ml dry gin
25 ml Dubonnet
1 dash absinthe

How to:

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

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

Close cousin to a classic Sweet Martini, this combination of dry gin and Dubonnet includes a touch of the green fairy, absinthe. Dubonnet is a quinquina, a French aperitif wine flavored with quinine that was popularized when Napoleon insisted his troops drink it to prevent malaria.

Source:The Savoy Cocktail Book.

Approve Cocktail

Approve Cocktail
Recipe:

60 ml rye whisky
2 dashes Angostura bitter
15 ml curaçao

How to:

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

Served in Wine Glass

Facts:

Not far removed from the original cocktail, the Old Fashioned, this combination of rye, curaçao, and bitter is sure to please any purist.

Source:The Savoy Cocktail Book.

Barbara Cocktail

Barbara Cocktail
Recipe:

15 ml fresh cream
15 ml white crème de cacao
30 ml vodka

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 version of the Alexander is one of the earliest vodka cocktails.

Source:The Savoy Cocktail Book.

Baron Cocktail

Baron Cocktail
Recipe:

6 dashes curaçao
2 dashes sweet vermouth
15 ml dry vermouth
30 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:

The Baron is really a Perfect Martini brightened with a splash of curaçao. The addition of a hint of sweetness and extra orange flavor makes a radical change to the ultimate classic cocktail.

Source:The Savoy Cocktail Book

Booster Cocktail

Booster Cocktail
Recipe:

4 dashes curaçao
1 egg white
60 ml brandy

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 Rocks glass

Facts:

Just four ingredients: brandy, egg white, curaçao, and a dusting of nutmeg deliver a flavor made distinctly foreign by time more than distance. Thus, it is a true taste of the past.

Source:The Savoy Cocktail Book.

Kir Royale

Kir Royale
Recipe:

150 ml champagne
10 ml crème de cassis

How to:

Fill a champagne flute with the crème de cassis and then add champagne. Garnish with: lemon twist

Served in Champagne Flute

Facts:

Right after WWII, the rince-cochon (literally pig rinse) was a way to market local Dijon products: crème de cassis and aligoté, a light white wine. Later renamed Kir, it became one of the most popular mixed drinks in France when the aligoté was replaced by champagne.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide

Manhattan, Dry

Manhattan, Dry
Recipe:

60 ml rye or bourbon whiskey
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:

Made with dry vermouth and garnished with a twist, the Dry Manhattan is a very pleasant alternative to the usual.

Manhattan, Sweet

Manhattan, Sweet
Recipe:

60 ml rye or bourbon whiskey
30 ml sweet vermouth

How to:

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

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

The classic Manhattan was born sometime around the 1860s. Often credited to Winston Churchill's mother, American socialite Jenny Jerome, she was at Blenheim Palace in Oxford with her new baby at the time she allegedly invented this drink in New York.

Negroni

Negroni
Recipe:

30 ml gin
30 ml Campari
30 ml sweet vermouth

How to:

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

Served in Tumbler

Variant:

There is also an option to have soda on the side.

Facts:

This drink was born in Florence, Italy during the 1910s, at the request of Count Negroni. He loved Americanos , but he wanted something stronger. So he asked the bartender at Caffe Casoni, one Fosco "Gloomy" Scarselli, to top it up with gin instead of soda water.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide


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