150 Ultimate Cocktail Recipes

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Between the Sheets

Between the Sheets
Recipe:

30 ml brandy
30 ml light rum
30 ml Cointreau
15 ml lemon juice

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:

Why the nautical name? (There are no ropes on a sailboat, only sheets and lines; when you're between the sheets you are in the center of the boat.) This cognac drink is a Sidecar with an added touch of Caribbean rum.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide

Bolo Cocktail

Bolo Cocktail
Recipe:

juice of 1/4 lemon or 1/2 lime
juice of 1/4 orange
60 ml light rum
1 teaspoon sugar

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 twist on the Daiquiri adds a squeeze of fresh orange bringing a whole new dimension to the most popular of all rum drinks. Was it named after the bolo punch (boxing), the bolo knife, the tie, the Bolsheviks? We may never know.

Source:The Savoy Cocktail Book.

Canadian Whisky

Canadian Whisky
Recipe:

2 dashes Angostura bitter
2 teaspoons gomme syrup
60 ml Canadian Club whiskey

How to:

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

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

With a formula dating back to the 1806 definition of the cocktail (spirits, sugar, bitter, and just enough dilution to balance the flavors), the Canadian Whisky Cocktail is about as classic as a cocktail recipe can be. The Canadian whisky gives a slightly lighter and more refined profile.

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

Irish Coffee

Irish Coffee
Recipe:

120 ml freshly brewed coffee
45 ml Irish whiskey
1 tablespoon brown sugar
lightly-whipped unsweetened cream

How to:

Pre-heat an Irish coffee glass with hot water. Combine the coffee, whiskey, and sugar in the glass. Stir well to dissolve sugar.Float a half inch of cream on the top.

Served in Irish coffee glass

Facts:

Born on Ireland's west coast one foggy evening in the 1940s, the Irish Coffee is still an ideal warm-up.

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.

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

Ward 8

Ward 8
Recipe:

50 ml bourbon whiskey
25 ml lemon juice
15 ml orange juice
15 ml sugar syrup
1 teaspoon grenadine

How to:

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

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

Martin Lomansey, running in Boston for a seat in the Massachusetts Senate, was also boss of Boston's Ward Eight. He also knew how to be discreet. He famously said, "Never write if you can speak; never speak if you can nod; never nod if you can wink." Want to try a Ward Eight? Just wink.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide


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