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.

Adonis Cocktail

Adonis Cocktail
Recipe:

1 dash orange bitter
30 ml sweet vermouth
30 ml dry sherry

How to:

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

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

The Adonis hails from a time before bartenders forgot why they had a selection of fine sherries behind the bar. This is an excellent alternative to overly strong drinks like the Martini.

Source:The Savoy Cocktail Book.

Affinity Cocktail

Affinity Cocktail
Recipe:

15 ml sweet vermouth
15 ml dry vermouth
30 ml Scotch whisky
2 dashes 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:

Scotch is the ultimate test of the bartender's talent. It is notoriously tricky to create a mixed drink that balances with Scotch's outspoken character. The Affinity has survived to become a venerable classic for just this reason: in the hands of a skilled mixologist, this drink delivers balance, richness, and an unparalleled profile.

Source:The Savoy Cocktail Book.

Algonquin

Algonquin
Recipe:

45 ml rye whiskey
20 ml dry vermouth
20 ml fresh pineapple juice

How to:

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

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

Named after New York's legendary Algonquin Hotel frequented by Dorothy Parker, Alexander Wolcott, the Marx Brothers, and other Prohibition-era celebrities. This shaken combination of rye whiskey, dry vermouth and pineapple juice is deceptive smooth and wonderfully frothy.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide

Apparent Cocktail

Apparent Cocktail
Recipe:

25 ml dry gin
25 ml Dubonnet
1 dash absinthe

How to:

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

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

Close cousin to a classic Sweet Martini, this combination of dry gin and Dubonnet includes a touch of the green fairy, absinthe. Dubonnet is a quinquina, a French aperitif wine flavored with quinine that was popularized when Napoleon insisted his troops drink it to prevent malaria.

Source:The Savoy Cocktail Book.

Chanticler Cocktail

Chanticler Cocktail
Recipe:

juice of 1/2 lemon
1 tablespoon raspberry syrup
60 ml dry gin
1 egg white

How to:

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

Served in Rocks glass

Facts:

Cream, frothy, and very red this drink is a very close cousin to the original Cosmo and far superior to the modern one.

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

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

Moscow Mule

Moscow Mule
Recipe:

60 ml vodka
15 ml fresh lime juice
90 ml ginger beer

How to:

Build ingredients in an ice-filled serving glass. Garnish with: lime wedge

Served in Highball glass

Facts:

The drink that launched vodka in the US was born in New York in 1938. The recipe is simple: vodka is added to a British drink called a Mule's Collar. It is an excellent drink with a spicy kick to it.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide


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