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.

Aviation Cocktail

Aviation Cocktail
Recipe:

15 ml lemon juice
45 ml dry gin
2 dashes maraschino liqueur

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 the advent of air travel, this sky blue drink was created as a salute to the human race's newfound ability to fly.

Source:The Savoy Cocktail Book.

Bamboo

Bamboo
Recipe:

30 ml dry vermouth
30 ml dry sherry
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: orange twist

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

Created in the late 1800s by Louis Eppinger, a San Francisco bartender working in Yokohama, Japan, this is a very complex, dry and spice-filled cocktail.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide

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.

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.

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.

Sidecar

Sidecar
Recipe:

45 ml cognac
15 ml Cointreau
15 ml fresh lemon juice

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:

There are many stories about this drink's origins either in Paris or London. What really matters about this cocktail is that virtually every drinks writer and serious bartender considers this to be one of the most important classic drinks of all time.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide

Singapore Sling

Singapore Sling
Recipe:

45 ml gin
15 ml Cherry Heering
5 ml Cointreau
5 ml Benedictine
120 ml pineapple juice
15 ml lime juice
10 ml grenadine
1 dash Angostura bitter

How to:

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

Served in Collins glass

Facts:

Invented by Ngiam Tong Boon at the Long Bar in Raffles Hotel, Singapore in 1914, the same year the last wild tiger was shot there (in Singapore, not in the Long Bar and not by Mr. Boon as far as we know). This is the classic, which like wild tigers, is no longer found at Raffles.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide

Victoria cocktail

Victoria cocktail
Recipe:

1 bar spoon caster sugar
6 dashes green crème de menthe
30 ml cognac
30 ml rum

How to:

Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously. Strain into a service glass. Garnish with: slice of orange and a sprig of mint

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

This remarkably rare cocktail is possibly of French origin, circa late 1800s. The combination of rum, Cognac, and crème de menthe is almost unheard of, but surprisingly pleasant.

Source:Bariana


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