150 Ultimate Cocktail Recipes

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Addington Cocktail

Addington Cocktail
Recipe:

25 ml dry vermouth
25 ml sweet vermouth
soda water

How to:

Build ingredients in a highball glass, and add soda water. Garnish with: orange peel

Served in Highball glass

Facts:

Often mislabeled a cocktail, the Addington is a classic aperitif, guaranteed to whet you appetite without anesthetizing your palate. Plus, it has more flavor than many drinks with twice its strength. The secret to a great Addington: fresh vermouth.

Source:The Savoy Cocktail Book.

Americano

Americano
Recipe:

30 ml Campari
30 ml sweet vermouth
soda water

How to:

Pour Campari and sweet vermouth into a highball glass filled with ice and stir. Top with soda water. Garnish with: orange wedge or lemon twist

Served in Highball glass

Facts:

Gaspare Campari was inspired to create his namesake bitter by Antonio Carpano, or rather by Carpano's outstanding vermouth. He combined the two products. It clearly inspired Ian Fleming. It's the first drink James Bond ordered in the first Bond novel, Casino Royale.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide

Brandy and Honey

Brandy and Honey
Recipe:

10 ml honey
50 ml cognac

How to:

Build ingredients in the serving glass. Stir and serve. Garnish with: lemon slice

Served in Goblet

Facts:

This superb combination is like Drambuie without all the hard whisky edges, or Grand Marnier minus the overriding orange. Looking for the perfect digestif or nightcap? Look no further.

Source:Bariana

Brandy Crusta

Brandy Crusta
Recipe:

3 dashes maraschino liqueur
1 dash Angostura bitter
4 dashes lemon juice
10 ml curaçao
35 ml brandy

How to:

Pour all the ingredients into a mixing glass filled with ice. Stir and strain into a serving glass. Garnish with: moisten the edge with lemon and dip edge into castor sugar which frosts the glass. cut the rind of half a lemon spiral fashion; place in glass,adding slice of orange

Served in Wine Glass

Facts:

Considered the father of American bartending, Jerry Thomas called the Crusta "an improvement on the Cocktail". These days, there is still no doubt the Crusta is a cut above average.

Source:The Savoy Cocktail Book.

Margarita

Margarita
Recipe:

45 ml tequila
15 ml Cointreau
30 ml lime juice

How to:

Shake ingredients with ice. Strain into a salt-rimmed cocktail glass, or a salt rimmed, ice filled, margarita glass. You can salt just half of the rim.

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

There are dozens stories about the birth of the Margarita, and at least one of them is true. This tequila classic has endured because it is uniquely satisfying, especially on a hot afternoon.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide

Pegu

Pegu
Recipe:

60 ml gin
20 ml curaçao
15 ml lime juice
1 dash Angostura bitter
1 dash orange bitter

How to:

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

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

Fifty miles outside Rangoon, Burma, in the sweltering jungle heat, drinkers at the elite Pegu Club quenched their thirst with this signature cocktail. With gin, lime, bitters, and triple sec, it contains everything you need to survive the tropics.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide

Piña Colada

Piña Colada
Recipe:

60 ml white rum
30 ml coconut cream
30 ml heavy cream
180 ml fresh pineapple juice
120 ml crushed ice

How to:

Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth, about 15 seconds. Pour into the service glass. Garnish with a pineapple wedge. Garnish with: pineapple wedge and a maraschino cherry

Served in Wine Glass

Facts:

Standardized and popularized in Puerto Rico in the 1950s there are few better poolside drinks in existence that can compete with the frosty, creamy Piña Colada. Ask for yours with a dash of Angostura bitter if you are feeling adventurous.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide

Sidecar

Sidecar
Recipe:

45 ml cognac
15 ml Cointreau
15 ml fresh lemon juice

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:

There are many stories about this drink's origins either in Paris or London. What really matters about this cocktail is that virtually every drinks writer and serious bartender considers this to be one of the most important classic drinks of all time.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide

The "75"

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Recipe:

1 teaspoon grenadine
2 dashes absinthe
60 ml calvados
30 ml gin

How to:

Shake all ingredients over ice. Strain into the serving glass.

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

This Harry MacElhone classic (the Harry in Harry's New York Bar) comes in a cocktail glass and is backed up by calvados and absinthe. Just like the French field gun it was named after (the French 75), it means business.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide


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