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.

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

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

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

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.

Derby

Derby
Recipe:

60 ml bourbon whiskey
10 ml Benedictine
1 dash Angostura bitter

How to:

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

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

There are quite a few classics by the same name, but this to us is the best of them. Three Bs meet for the trifecta: Bourbon, Benedictine, and bitter.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide

Generic Crusta Recipe

Generic Crusta Recipe
Recipe:

50 ml spirit of choice
5 ml maraschino liqueur
10 ml Cointreau
20 ml lemon juice
10 ml sugar

How to:

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

Served in Cocktail Glass

Variant:

This is a generic recipe for creating the base for the 'Crusta Cocktail', to this base you can add a variety of spirts. The most popular spirits to add are either Brandy, Whiskey and Rum.

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:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide

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

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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