150 Ultimate Cocktail Recipes

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Brandy Scaffa

Brandy Scaffa
Recipe:

30 ml maraschino liqueur
30 ml cognac
2 dashes Angostura bitter

How to:

Lay out each ingredient following recipe with the back of the bar spoon.

Served in Champagne Flute

Facts:

Served as a cocktail or as a pousse café, this classic drink is one of a select few that can stand layer-by-layer and still taste delicious. There are far more complex formulas, but we've found this one to be the best.

Source:Bariana

Caipirinha

Caipirinha
Recipe:

60 ml cachaça
2 barspoons caster sugar
2 lime quarters

How to:

Wash the lime. Cut it in half and cut the half into quarters. Put limes and sugar into a tumbler, and muddle hard. Add the cachaça and stir. Fill with ice, and stir again.

Served in Tumbler

Facts:

How many countries in this world truly have a national drink? None that could rival Brasil's loyalty to the caipirinha. Cachaca, lime, sugar, and ice. It's such a simple drink; one that perfectly highlights the unique flavor of country's native cane spirit.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide

Charles Cocktail

Charles Cocktail
Recipe:

1 dash Angostura bitter
25 ml sweet vermouth
25 ml brandy

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 Manhattan's French cousin, the Charles (you may pronounce it SHAR-l if you like) combines brandy and sweet vermouth, spiced with a few dashes of Angostura bitter.

Source:The Savoy Cocktail Book.

Cherry Mixture

Cherry Mixture
Recipe:

1 dash Angostura bitter
l dash maraschino liqueur
20 ml dry vermouth
20 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:

Add dashes of maraschino liqueur and Angostura bitter to an Addington Cocktail and you have the classic Cherry Mixture. Vermouth based, it is richer flavored and lower in alcohol than many other drinks.

Source:The Savoy Cocktail Book.

Corpse Reviver #2

Corpse Reviver #2
Recipe:

20 ml gin
20 ml lemon juice
20 ml Cointreau
20 ml Lillet Blanc
1 dash absinthe, or pastis, Pernod, or other absinthe substitute

How to:

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

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

Served at the 1867 Exposition Universelle in Paris, the Corpse Reviver is really a family of cocktails, and number two is definitely number one in terms of flavor.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide

Mai Tai

Mai Tai
Recipe:

30 ml light rum
30 ml gold rum or dark, aged rum
15 ml curaçao
15 ml orgeat syrup
15 ml lime juice

How to:

Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously. Strain into a service glass. Garnish with: a speared pineapple chunk, a cherry, and a sprig of mint

Served in Old Fashioned

Facts:

There is no question Trader Vic got it right when he set out to make a drink that would do for fine aged rum what the Manhattan did for whiskey and the Martini did for gin: to highlight and enhance the best qualities of the spirit.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide

Margarita

Margarita
Recipe:

45 ml tequila
15 ml Cointreau
30 ml lime juice

How to:

Shake ingredients with ice. Strain into a salt-rimmed cocktail glass, or a salt rimmed, ice filled, margarita glass. You can salt just half of the rim.

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

There are dozens stories about the birth of the Margarita, and at least one of them is true. This tequila classic has endured because it is uniquely satisfying, especially on a hot afternoon.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide

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.

Pegu

Pegu
Recipe:

60 ml gin
20 ml curaçao
15 ml lime juice
1 dash Angostura bitter
1 dash orange bitter

How to:

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

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

Fifty miles outside Rangoon, Burma, in the sweltering jungle heat, drinkers at the elite Pegu Club quenched their thirst with this signature cocktail. With gin, lime, bitters, and triple sec, it contains everything you need to survive the tropics.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide


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