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.

Alexander's Sister

Alexander's Sister
Recipe:

30 ml gin
30 ml cream
15 ml crème de menthe

How to:

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

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

A fresh burst of crème de menthe gives this creamy dessert drink its distaff edge. But, as the saying goes: "If this is a ladies' drink, call me a lady!"

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.

Between the Sheets

Between the Sheets
Recipe:

30 ml brandy
30 ml light rum
30 ml Cointreau
15 ml lemon juice

How to:

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

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

Why the nautical name? (There are no ropes on a sailboat, only sheets and lines; when you're between the sheets you are in the center of the boat.) This cognac drink is a Sidecar with an added touch of Caribbean rum.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide

Blood and Sand

Blood and Sand
Recipe:

30 ml Scotch whisky
20 ml Cherry Heering
20 ml sweet vermouth
30 ml fresh orange juice

How to:

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

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

It was invented in 1922 for the Los Angeles premiere of Hollywood screen legend Rudolph Valentino's film by the same name. You might not remember the movie. But one taste and you'll never forget this drink.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide

Bosom Caresser Cocktail

Bosom Caresser Cocktail
Recipe:

1 teaspoon grenadine
15 ml curaçao
30 ml brandy
1 egg yolk

How to:

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

Served in Rocks glass

Facts:

Credited to Harry Craddock, this heart-warming drink is very rich and somewhat heavy thanks to the addition of an egg yolk (which is not such an odd ingredient; think of it as another form of eggnog).

Source:The Savoy Cocktail Book.

Japanese

Japanese
Recipe:

60 ml brandy
15 ml orgeat syrup
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:

Credited to Jerry Thomas himself, who may have encountered Japanese visitors in New York City or San Francisco, but never traveled to Asia.

Source:Museum Of The American Cocktail Pocket Recipe Guide

Manhattan, Perfect

Manhattan, Perfect
Recipe:

60 ml rye or bourbon whiskey
15 ml sweet vermouth
15 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 and a cherry

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

Made with equal parts dry and sweet vermouth, the Perfect Manhattan is the best of both worlds: softer and sweeter than the completely dry cocktail, but not as heavy as the sweet one.

The Crow Cocktail

The Crow Cocktail
Recipe:

50 ml blended whisky
30 ml lemon juice
1 dash grenadine

How to:

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

Served in Cocktail Glass

Facts:

Originally a very tart whisky and lemon cocktail with just a dash of grenadine, we can sweeten it a bit more for you if you prefer.

Source:The Savoy Cocktail Book.


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