150 Ultimate Cocktail Recipes

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Arnaud

Arnaud
Recipe:

30 ml gin
30 ml dry vermouth
30 ml crème de cassis

How to:

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

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

This gin, dry vermouth, and crème de cassis creation was named after Yvonne Arnaud, a French-born actress who rose to fame during the 1920s and is a fitting tribute to her star performances. Lighter and sweeter than a Martini, it has an eternal freshness to it.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide

Bosom Caresser Cocktail

Bosom Caresser Cocktail
Recipe:

1 teaspoon grenadine
15 ml curaçao
30 ml brandy
1 egg yolk

How to:

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

Served in Rocks glass

Facts:

Credited to Harry Craddock, this heart-warming drink is very rich and somewhat heavy thanks to the addition of an egg yolk (which is not such an odd ingredient; think of it as another form of eggnog).

Source:The Savoy Cocktail Book.

Brandy Alexander

AKA Alexander #2

Brandy Alexander
Recipe:

45 ml brandy
30 ml cream
15 ml dark crème de cacao

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 this is a ladies' drink, call me a lady! Creamy and rich enough for a place on the dessert menu, the Alexander is an indulgent change form the citrus balance of most cocktails.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide

Campden Cocktail

Campden Cocktail
Recipe:

30 ml dry gin
15 ml Cointreau
10 ml Lillet Blanc

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 sweet-balanced and very orange-flavored cocktail of gin, Lillet Blanc, and Cointreau it replicates the flavored gins that were all the rage a century before flavored vodkas sprawled across the back bar at the end of the 20th century.

Source:The Savoy Cocktail Book.

Chicago Cocktail

Chicago Cocktail
Recipe:

1 dash Angostura Bitters
1 dash curaçao
30 ml brandy

How to:

Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously. Strain into a service glass. Garnish with: frost edge of glass with castor sugar and fill with champagnea re-proportioned champagne cocktail, the chicago is a luxurious brandy cocktail with a champagne float

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

A re-proportioned champagne Cocktail, the Chicago is a luxurious brandy cocktail with a champagne float.

Source:The Savoy Cocktail Book.

Hot Toddy

Hot Toddy
Recipe:

45 ml brandy
20 ml fresh lemon juice
120 ml hot water
1 sugar cube, rubbed against the rind of a lemon to infuse it with oils

How to:

Pour ingredients into a pre-warmed coffee mug, stir with a cinnamon stick to dissolve the sugar. Garnish with: a half-slice of lemon

Served in Hot Toddy glass

Facts:

The ultimate nightcap. This warming brandy libation has been around since the 1700s: perfect anytime you are feeling chilly or desire a comforting sip before bed. You can try it with whiskey, whisky, or dark rum, if you prefer.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide

Obituary Cocktail

Obituary Cocktail
Recipe:

50 ml gin
5 ml dry vermouth
5 ml pastis

How to:

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

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

This variation on a Dry Martini took a macabre transformation at Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop in New Orleans when a barman added a dash of Pernod Absinthe. Despite the name and opalescent green color, it is a surprisingly good drink.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide

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

Victoria cocktail

Victoria cocktail
Recipe:

1 bar spoon caster sugar
6 dashes green crème de menthe
30 ml cognac
30 ml rum

How to:

Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously. Strain into a service glass. Garnish with: slice of orange and a sprig of mint

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

This remarkably rare cocktail is possibly of French origin, circa late 1800s. The combination of rum, Cognac, and crème de menthe is almost unheard of, but surprisingly pleasant.

Source:Bariana


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