150 Ultimate Cocktail Recipes

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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.

Appetiser Cocktail

Appetiser Cocktail
Recipe:

25 ml gin
25 ml Dubonnet
juice of 1/2 orange

How to:

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

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

Gin and Dubonnet are such a delicious combination. Add the fresh juice of half an orange and you have a perfect trinity.

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

Buds Special

Buds Special
Recipe:

1 dash Angostura bitter
15 ml cream
45 ml Cointreau

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 a bartender has attempted to make a drink where the main ingredient is Cointreau (after all, you can drink it in a snifter). No bartender has ever succeeded—unless you deem this drink to be that creamy orange grail.

Source:The Savoy Cocktail Book.

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

Hemingway Daiquiri

AKA Papa Doble / Hemingway Special

Hemingway Daiquiri
Recipe:

45 ml light rum
5 ml maraschino liqueur
15 ml fresh grapefruit juice
20 ml simple syrup
20 ml fresh lime juice

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 Daiquiri variation has no added sugar. Instead the lime is balanced with grapefruit juice and maraschino liqueur. Hemingway was convinced he was diabetic. The truth was he just drank too much. Enjoy these in moderation.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide

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.

Southside

Southside
Recipe:

45 ml gin
25 ml lemon juice
15 ml simple syrup

How to:

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

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

Born in Chicago's rough-and-tumble Southside, were gangster Al Capone held court at the Metropole Hotel, this drink left its heartland roots to become a favorite at yacht country clubs, where it can still be found today.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide


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