150 Ultimate Cocktail Recipes

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Allen (Special)

Allen (Special)
Recipe:

10 ml lemon juice
15 ml maraschino liqueur
30 ml Plymouth 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:

Many bartender has omitted the crème de violette in their Aviation cocktails as it's a difficult ingredient to find. Then, they've innocently served it as an Aviation. Actually, it's this drink. What makes it special: Is it the Plymouth Gin or the maraschino liqueur? That's for you to ponder.

Source:The Savoy Cocktail Book.

B.V.D. Cocktail

B.V.D. Cocktail
Recipe:

15 ml light rum
15 ml dry gin
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:

Gin, light rum and dry vermouth create a fascinating alternative to the standard Martini. The rum buries itself somewhere between the two, bringing a hint of tropical warmth to this Silver Bullet.

Source:The Savoy Cocktail Book.

Bijou

Bijou
Recipe:

30 ml Plymouth gin
30 ml Chartreuse
30 ml sweet vermouth
1 dash orange bitter

How to:

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

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

Originally served as a layered drink—a pousse café—the Bijou took its name from the three precious stones it represented: diamonds (gin), rubies (vermouth), and emeralds (Chartreuse).

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide

Caprice

Caprice
Recipe:

45 ml gin
15 ml dry vermouth
15 ml Benedictine
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: lemon twist and a cherry

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

This early variation on the Martini (they didn't call them alternatinis back then) simply includes a bit of apricot brandy to create an entirely new, and very pleasant drink.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide

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.

Piña Colada

Piña Colada
Recipe:

60 ml white rum
30 ml coconut cream
30 ml heavy cream
180 ml fresh pineapple juice
120 ml crushed ice

How to:

Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth, about 15 seconds. Pour into the service glass. Garnish with a pineapple wedge. Garnish with: pineapple wedge and a maraschino cherry

Served in Wine Glass

Facts:

Standardized and popularized in Puerto Rico in the 1950s there are few better poolside drinks in existence that can compete with the frosty, creamy Piña Colada. Ask for yours with a dash of Angostura bitter if you are feeling adventurous.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide

Pisco Sour

Pisco Sour
Recipe:

60 ml pisco
30 ml fresh lime juice
15 ml simple syrup
1/2 whole egg white
1 dash Angostura bitter

How to:

Shake all the ingredients hard over ice. Strain into a champagne flute. Use the dash of Angostura bitter as an aromatic garnish instead of mixing it into the drink. Garnish with: dash of angostura bitters

Served in Champagne Flute

Facts:

Invented in 1872 by an Englishman in Iquique, or by an American in Lima, there is no doubt the Pisco Sour was invented in Peru. Or Chile. The pisco at the heart of this exotic potation is a fine brandy invented in Peru. Or Chile.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide

Straits Sling

Straits Sling
Recipe:

60 ml gin
15 ml brandy sec à la cerise
15 ml Benedictine
30 ml lemon juice
2 dashes orange bitter
2 dashes Angostura bitter
60 ml soda water

How to:

Shake everything, except the soda water, with ice. Strain into an ice filled Collins glass. Top with soda water.

Served in Collins glass

Facts:

A close cousin of the Singapore Sling, this drink has equally sunny roots as it was as popular from Singapore to southern France during the 1920s. There are many variations on this classic. Tonight, the recipe comes from Nice.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide

White Lady

White Lady
Recipe:

40 ml gin
15 ml Cointreau
20 ml lemon juice
1 whole egg white

How to:

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

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

Both Harry McElhone of Harry's New York Bar in Paris, and Harry Craddock of the American Bar at the Savoy in London are credited with inventing this gin variation on the Sidecar. Sometimes served frothy, it really doesn't matter if it was invented by an American in London or Paris.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide


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