Recipe of Classic Cocktails everyone should know about!

By Foodism Team

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Did you enjoy our beginner’s article on classic cocktails you must know? Well if you have not gotten around it yet, just click here!

After giving y’all a glimpse into the cocktail world, it is only fair to give out our recipes as well, so here we go!

1- Martinez

Ingredients

  • 1 & 1/2 ounces gin
  • 1 & 1/2 ounces sweet vermouth
  • 1/4 ounce Luxardo maraschino liqueur
  • Garnish: orange twist

Method

Add the gin, sweet vermouth, maraschino liqueur into a mixing glass with ice and stir until well-chilled.

Strain into a chilled coupe glass and Garnish with an orange twist.

2- Martini

Ingredients

  • 60ml vodka or gin
  • 1 tbsp dry vermouth
  • olive or lemon peel, to garnish

Method-

Stir the gin or vodka, dry vermouth and a little ice together or put them in a cocktail shaker to combine. 

Strain into a chilled martini glass. Serve with an olive on a cocktail stick or a twist of lemon peel.

3- Bullshot

Ingredients

  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon celery salt
  • Ice cubes
  • 1/4 cup vodka
  • 3/4 cup chilled double-rich double-strength canned beef broth
  • Lime wedge

Method-

Mix Worcestershire and salt in the glass. 

Add ice cubes. Pour vodka, then broth over. Garnish with a lime wedge.

4- Daiquiri

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces light rum
  • 1 ounce lime juice, freshly squeezed
  • 3/4 ounce demerara sugar syrup
  • Garnish: lime twist

Method-

Add the rum, lime juice and demerara sugar syrup to a shaker with ice, and shake until well-chilled.

Strain into a chilled coupe.

Garnish with a lime twist.

5- Screwdriver

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces vodka
  • 5 ounces orange juice
  • A pinch of salt
  • Highball Glass

Method -

Fill a glass (traditionally highball) with ice and pour in the orange juice.

Drop in the pinch of salt.

Pour in the vodka & Stir.

Garnish it with a slice of orange or a maraschino cherry, optionally.

6- Tom Collins

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces London dry gin
  • 1 ounce lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup
  • Club soda, to top
  • Garnish: lemon wheel
  • Garnish: maraschino cherry

Method - 

Add the gin, lemon juice and simple syrup to a Collins glass.

Fill with ice, top with club soda and stir.

Garnish with a lemon wheel and maraschino cherry (optional).

7 - Whiskey Sour

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces bourbon
  • 3/4 ounce lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup
  • 1/2 ounce egg white (optional)
  • Garnish: Angostura bitters

Method -

Add bourbon, lemon juice, simple syrup and egg white, if using, to a shaker and dry-shake for 30 seconds without ice.

Add ice and shake again until well-chilled.

Strain into a coupe glass & Garnish with 3 or 4 drops of Angostura bitters.