150 Ultimate Cocktail Recipes

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Approve Cocktail

Approve Cocktail
Recipe:

60 ml rye whisky
2 dashes Angostura bitter
15 ml curaçao

How to:

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

Served in Wine Glass

Facts:

Not far removed from the original cocktail, the Old Fashioned, this combination of rye, curaçao, and bitter is sure to please any purist.

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.

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.

Journalist

Journalist
Recipe:

45 ml gin
10 ml dry vermouth
10 ml sweet vermouth
2 dashes triple sec
2 dashes lemon juice
1 dash Angostura bitter

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 very fancy variation on the Perfect Martini, it twists the classic recipe with dashes of bitter, lemon juice, and curaçao.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide

Manhattan, Sweet

Manhattan, Sweet
Recipe:

60 ml rye or bourbon whiskey
30 ml sweet vermouth

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:

The classic Manhattan was born sometime around the 1860s. Often credited to Winston Churchill's mother, American socialite Jenny Jerome, she was at Blenheim Palace in Oxford with her new baby at the time she allegedly invented this drink in New York.

Martini with Twist

Martini with Twist
Recipe:

60 ml dry gin
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:

A Dry Martini is one that is made with dry vermouth. Less vermouth doesn't make the drink drier. It makes it less of a Martini. The quintessential gin cocktail, the best Martini is always made with fresh vermouth, and garnished with either a twist or an olive.

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

Rose

Rose
Recipe:

60 ml dry vermouth
30 ml kirshwasser
1 teaspoon sirop de framboise ou de groseille

How to:

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

Served in Cocktail Glass

Variant:

The raspberry syrup can also be replaced with redcurrant syrup.

Facts:

Of all the cocktails called the Rose this is the softest, the most delicate. You can have it with a base of gin if you're looking for something with thorns, but we prefer the original.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide

Sidecar

Sidecar
Recipe:

45 ml cognac
15 ml Cointreau
15 ml fresh lemon juice

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:

There are many stories about this drink's origins either in Paris or London. What really matters about this cocktail is that virtually every drinks writer and serious bartender considers this to be one of the most important classic drinks of all time.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide


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