150 Ultimate Cocktail Recipes

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Bellini

Bellini
Recipe:

60 ml white peach purée
120 ml chilled prosecco

How to:

Pour peach purée into a mixing glass with ice cubes, then gently add the prosecco. With a bar spoon, carefully stir by dragging the purée up from the bottom-much like folding egg whites.

Served in Champagne Flute

Facts:

Giuseppe Cipriani was making this drink in Venice for years before he noticed the color of a toga in a painting of 15th century Venetian painter Giovanni Bellini's matched his drink.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide

Berry Wall Cocktail

Berry Wall Cocktail
Recipe:

25 ml dry gin
20 ml sweet vermouth
4 dashes curaçao

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:

This classic Martini formula, dressed with dashes of orange bitter and inexplicably renamed, appears in the Savoy Cocktail Book. A tribute to a customer who had good taste in drinks, perhaps?

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.

Champagne Cocktail

Champagne Cocktail
Recipe:

3 dashes curaçao
2 dashes Angostura bitter
champagne

How to:

Pour curaçao and Angostura bitter into a small highball glass filled with ice and stir. Top with champagne. Garnish with: lemon peel

Served in Champagne Flute

Facts:

The most festive of all cocktails, this is also an excellent apéritif. Is it a waste to use good champagne in a cocktail? No more than it is to drive a Ferrari in city traffic. Indulge.

Source:Bariana

Colonial Cocktail

Colonial Cocktail
Recipe:

50 ml dry gin
15 ml grapefruit juice
3 dashes maraschino liqueur

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 cousin to the Hemingway Daiquiri, this superb gin-based cocktail combines maraschino liqueur and grapefruit juice.

Source:The Savoy Cocktail Book.

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.

Dark 'n' Stormy

Dark 'n' Stormy
Recipe:

60 ml Gosling's Black Seal rum
120 ml ginger beer
1 lime wedge

How to:

Build in the serving glass over cracked ice. Garnish with: squeezed lime wedge

Served in Old Fashioned

Facts:

Call it a Bermuda Mule if you like. Dark rum, lime, and ginger beer work so well together that this adaptation of the Moscow Mule, which itself was an adaptation of an old British drink has become the signature cocktail of Bermuda.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide


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