150 Ultimate Cocktail Recipes

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Alexander

Alexander
Recipe:

30 ml dry gin
15 ml white crème de cacao
30 ml light cream

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 you like Ramos Gin Fizzes, you'll love the original Alexander. Just as Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did but she did it backwards in high heels, the Alexander manages to be an entire Ramos in a cocktail glass.

Source:The Savoy Cocktail Book.

Angel Face

Angel Face
Recipe:

25 ml dry gin
15 ml apricot brandy
15 ml calvados

How to:

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

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

The combination of gin, apricot brandy and calvados (or apple jack) equals a mix of late summer and spice. There were a few drinks by this name, but this formula won the test of time.

Source:The Savoy Cocktail Book.

Artillery Cocktail

AKA Classic Martini

Artillery Cocktail
Recipe:

15 ml sweet vermouth
45 ml dry gin

How to:

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

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

Another name for the classic Martini—not the dry Martini that came along later, the original one—this drink is made with fresh Italian vermouth and London dry gin.

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.

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.

Fog Cutter

Fog Cutter
Recipe:

60 ml fresh lemon juice
30 ml fresh orange juice
15 ml orgeat syrup
60 ml light rum
30 ml brandy
15 ml gin
15 ml sweet sherry

How to:

Shake everything except the sherry with ice. Pour into a tall tiki mug or chimney glass. Add more ice cubes to fill. Float the sherry.

Served in Tiki glass

Facts:

One of Trader Vic's best creations, he had this to say about it: "Fog cutter, hell. After two of these, you won't even see the stuff." Vic's original recipe, this is a seriously strong drink. It's also very tasty. Proceed with caution.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide

Grasshopper

Grasshopper
Recipe:

30 ml green crème de menthe
30 ml white crème de cacao
60 ml heavy cream

How to:

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

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

Invented at Tujague's in New Orleans' French Quarter, this drink could be mistaken for mint chocolate chip ice cream, except that it has a very adult kick to it.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide

Milk Punch

Milk Punch
Recipe:

60 ml bourbon whiskey
60 ml milk
1/2 teaspoon dark rum
1 tablespoon simple syrup

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 Small Highball

Facts:

It's been made with every spirit including gin. However, Bourbon is best (if you prefer brandy or rum your bartender will still respect you). Considered a morning drink in the American South, Milk Punch is excellent at any time of day or night.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide

Monkey Gland

Monkey Gland
Recipe:

60 ml gin
30 ml orange juice
1 dash grenadine
1 dash pastis or absinthe

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:

Before those little blue pills came along men sought virility through consumption of powdered rhino horn and various animals' sexual organs. This drink, designed to have the same effect, was given a name that was not at all subtle in 1920s Paris where it was the most popular cocktail of its time.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide


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