150 Ultimate Cocktail Recipes

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Arnaud

Arnaud
Recipe:

30 ml gin
30 ml dry vermouth
30 ml crème de cassis

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:

This gin, dry vermouth, and crème de cassis creation was named after Yvonne Arnaud, a French-born actress who rose to fame during the 1920s and is a fitting tribute to her star performances. Lighter and sweeter than a Martini, it has an eternal freshness to it.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide

Astoria Cocktail

Astoria Cocktail
Recipe:

1 dash orange bitter
45 ml gin
15 ml dry vermouth

How to:

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

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

Gin, French vermouth, stuffed olive: You might be tempted to call it a Martini, wouldn't you. But it's an Astoria, likely taking its name from Manhattan's Astoria Hotel, which once stood where the Empire State Building looms today.

Source:The Savoy Cocktail Book.

Barbara Cocktail

Barbara Cocktail
Recipe:

15 ml fresh cream
15 ml white crème de cacao
30 ml vodka

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 version of the Alexander is one of the earliest vodka cocktails.

Source:The Savoy Cocktail Book.

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

Bronx (Silver) Cocktail

Bronx (Silver) Cocktail
Recipe:

juice of 1/4 orange
10 ml dry vermouth
10 ml sweet vermouth
25 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 Wine Glass

Facts:

The addition of an egg white and a lot of hard shaking by the bartender results in a very creamy Bronx.

Source:The Savoy Cocktail Book.

Brooklyn Cocktail

Brooklyn Cocktail
Recipe:

1 dash Amer Picon
1 dash maraschino liqueur
45 ml Canadian whiskey
15 ml dry vermouth

How to:

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

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

Perhaps the creators of this drink were under the impression that Brooklyn is north of Manhattan. At any rate, this Canadian whiskey twist on a dry Manhattan is a lost drink worthy of rediscovery.

Source:The Savoy Cocktail Book.

Dirty Martini

Dirty Martini
Recipe:

60 ml dry gin
30 ml dry vermouth
10 ml olive brine

How to:

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

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

A spoonful of olive brine is all it takes to make a Martini dirty. US President Franklin Delano Roosevelt is said to have been a fan of this drink.

El Presidente

El Presidente
Recipe:

45 ml light rum
20 ml dry vermouth
10 ml curaçao

How to:

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

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

Created by the bartender at the Jockey Club in Havana, Cuba for Presidente Gerardo Marchado who was president of Cuba from 1925 to 1933, this combination of rum, curaçao, vermouth, and grenadine is what Trader Vic once called "the Martini of Cuba."

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide

Satan's Whiskers

Satan's Whiskers
Recipe:

20 ml gin
20 ml dry vermouth
20 ml sweet vermouth
20 ml orange juice
20 ml Grand Marnier
1 dash orange 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:

Would you like your whiskers straight (Grand Marnier) or curled (orange curaçao)? Please specify when ordering this sumptuous blend of gin and orange juice with both dry and sweet vermouths. The orange bitter add the right touch of tempting spice.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide


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