150 Ultimate Cocktail Recipes

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Affinity Cocktail

Affinity Cocktail
Recipe:

15 ml sweet vermouth
15 ml dry vermouth
30 ml Scotch whisky
2 dashes Angostura 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

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

Scotch is the ultimate test of the bartender's talent. It is notoriously tricky to create a mixed drink that balances with Scotch's outspoken character. The Affinity has survived to become a venerable classic for just this reason: in the hands of a skilled mixologist, this drink delivers balance, richness, and an unparalleled profile.

Source:The Savoy Cocktail Book.

Bennett Cocktail

Bennett Cocktail
Recipe:

2 dashes Angostura bitter
10 ml lime juice
35 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:

In the mood for a drink that is not sweet? No sugar added here. Just gin, bitter, and a squeeze of lime. According to a French bartender in the 1920s, this drink comes from Chile. Old and exotic—always a winning combination.

Source:The Savoy Cocktail Book.

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

Champagne Cocktail

Champagne Cocktail
Recipe:

3 dashes curaçao
2 dashes Angostura bitter
champagne

How to:

Pour curaçao and Angostura bitter into a small highball glass filled with ice and stir. Top with champagne. Garnish with: lemon peel

Served in Champagne Flute

Facts:

The most festive of all cocktails, this is also an excellent apéritif. Is it a waste to use good champagne in a cocktail? No more than it is to drive a Ferrari in city traffic. Indulge.

Source:Bariana

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.

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.

Coffee Cocktail

Coffee Cocktail
Recipe:

3 dashes gomme syrup
4 dashes liqueur de noyaux
10 ml cognac
1 espresso

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:

This is not the classic combining ruby port, cognac, and a small egg. Nor is it a variation on Dick Bradsell's Pharmaceutical Stimulant (vodka and espresso). This concoction of cognac, espresso, and noyaux is unique. It is classic. It is the right choice.

Source:Bariana

Gibson

Gibson
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: two cocktail onions

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

Simply a Dry Martini garnished with a cocktail onion, the Gibson can be further enhanced with a squeeze of an orange twist over the glass.

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


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