Old Fashioned Cocktail Recipe

STORY The Old Fashioned is a cocktail made by muddling sugar with bitters, adding whiskey or, less commonly, Cognac, and garnishing with a twist of citrus rind. It is traditionally served in an old fashioned glass (also known as rocks glass), which predated the cocktail. INGREDIENTS 45 ml/ 1 ½ oz. Rye Whiskey 1 sugar […]


White Lady Cocktail Recipe

The White Lady Cocktail is a classic cocktail that belongs to the Sours group and is made from gin, Cointreau and lemon juice. In many recipes there is also the addition of egg white, occasionally the Cointreau is replaced by another Triple Sec. Without the egg white, the White Lady is essentially a Sidecar cocktail […]


Rusty Nail Cocktail Recipe

The Rusty Nail cocktail consists of Scotch (Scottish Whiskey) and Drambuie, a whiskey-based liqueur with honey and herbs. Whiskey and drambuie are usually placed in a small tumbler in a ratio of 2: 1 and stirred cold with a few ice cubes and served on the rocks. A lemon zest twist can be used as […]

absolut koka mate

Absolut Koka Mate Cocktail

STORY What to do with Koka Mate Tea and Absolut Extrakt vodka, Right! A refreshing summer drink. INGREDIENTS 30 ml/ 1 oz. Absolut Extrakt vodka 30 ml/ 1 oz. Averna 30 ml/ 1 oz. freshly squeezed lemon juice cardamom thyme Koka Mate MEHOD Fill a hurricane glass with ice. Add the cardamom. Pour in the […]


Monkey Gland Cocktail Recipe

The Monkey Gland is a cocktail of gin, orange juice, grenadine and absinthe. TheMonkey Gland is named after the pseudo-scientific idea that grafting monkey testicle tissue into humans would increase longevity, the idea developed by the French doctor Serge Voronoff. He first performed testicular transplants on animals, taking the testicles from young animals and implanting […]


Vieux Carré Cocktail Recipe

The Vieux Carré (French for “old square”) cocktail is an alcoholic cocktail of cognac, rye whiskey, vermouth, Bénédictine and bitters. The Vieux Carré was first stirred to life at New Orleans’ legendary Carousel Bar at the Hotel Monteleone in the 1930s. The Vieux Carré cocktail is at once sweet, boozy, bitter and smooth—in other words, […]


Mary Pickford Cocktail Recipe

The Mary Pickford cocktail is a Prohibition Era cocktail made with white rum, fresh pineapple juice, Grenadine syrup and maraschino liqueur. It is served shaken and chilled, often with a maraschino cherry. The cocktail is named for Canadian-American film actress Mary Pickford (1892–1979), it is said to have been created for her in the 1920s […]


Americano Cocktail Recipe

The Americano cocktail is a classic aperitif cocktail made from Campari and Vermouth Rosso. Orange and lemon are used as garnish. The Americano was allegedly served for the first time in the bar of the Gaspare Campari, the Café Campari, in the 1860s. Originally the cocktail was not called Americano, but Milano-Torino, which refers to […]

How to make the Champs Élysées Cocktail

Champs Élysées Cocktail Recipe

The Champs Élysées cocktail was invented by Harry Craddock, one of the trendiest bartenders in the 20s and 30s. Harry Craddock is also the author of the famous cocktail book “The Savoy Cocktail Book”. Many classic and good cocktails are included in the book, which Harry served in the famous Savoy Hotel in London. INGREDIENTS […]


Monte Carlo Cocktail Recipe

The Monte Carlo cocktail is similar to a Manhattan cocktail, only with Benedictine replacing the sweet vermouth. And you can garnish with a twist of lemon if you prefer. INGREDIENTS 60 ml/ 2 oz. Rye Whiskey 15 ml/ ½  oz. Bénédictine 1 dash Angostura bitters METHOD Fill a mixing glass ⅔ full off ice. Add […]