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.

Appetizer cocktail

Appetizer cocktail
Recipe:

4 dashes Angostura bitter
1 barspoon caster sugar
2 dashes lemon juice
50 ml Scotch

How to:

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

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

Using one of the all-time great apéritif wines, Dubonnet, this drink blurs the line between a pre-dinner drink and a social anesthetic.

Source:Bariana

Bloody Mary

Bloody Mary
Recipe:

45 ml vodka
2 dashes Worcestershire sauce
4 dashes Tabasco
Pinch of salt and pepper
10 ml fresh lemon juice
120 ml tomato juice

How to:

Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass. Gently pour into another mixing glass to mix. Repeat a few times, being careful not to bruise the tomato juice. Strain into an iced goblet. Garnish with: lemon and lime wedges on a side plate

Served in Goblet

Facts:

You know it is brunch when tomato juice meets vodka. But the Bloody Mary is also an excellent aperitif. Think of it as the liquid salad course.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide

Boston flip

Boston flip
Recipe:

1 bar spoon caster sugar
1 egg
60 ml rye whiskey

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 Goblet

Facts:

This venerable drink was popular in colonial North America. The only difference? Before the advent of central heating, hot drinks were far more popular. We can assure you, this drink is much better served chilled.

Source:Bariana

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

Corpse Reviver #2

Corpse Reviver #2
Recipe:

20 ml gin
20 ml lemon juice
20 ml Cointreau
20 ml Lillet Blanc
1 dash absinthe, or pastis, Pernod, or other absinthe substitute

How to:

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

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

Served at the 1867 Exposition Universelle in Paris, the Corpse Reviver is really a family of cocktails, and number two is definitely number one in terms of flavor.

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

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

Ti Punch

Ti Punch
Recipe:

45 ml rhum agricole
5 ml simple syrup
thin wedge of lime

How to:

Build ingredients in an ice-filled serving glass.

Served in Old Fashioned

Facts:

Short for petit punch, this French Caribbean classic is as old as rhum itself. The cane plantation owners knew from the start that a little lime and sugar smoothed the edges of their rum, a direct descendant of cachaca when its distillers arrived there from Brasil.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide


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