how to make a mojito cocktail

mojito cocktail drink

Mojito is a classic spring and summer cocktail that has a refreshing taste and flavor. It is quite popular and is one of the most preferred of the tropical cocktails. The low alcohol content as the rum is the only spirit that is used in the traditional versions, has also contributed to its popularity. The drink originated in Cuba and is the traditional…

how to make a tequila martini…variation of the classic martini

Tequila Martini or Drink

The Tequila Martini is a drink that is more or less a variation of the classic martini either the Vodka Martini or the Gin Martini. The base spirit in this recipe is the tequila. The other ingredient is sweet vermouth much like the other classic martinis. This recipe for the tequila martini also calls for some orange bitters as well,…

bobby burns cocktail: the recipe for the bobby burns cocktail martini

Bobby Burns Martini with Whisky

The Bobby Burns cocktail is a drink said to have been named after the famous Scottish poet Robert Burns. It is a whisky cocktail and being Scottish, a Scotch Whisky is the preferred base spirit. The other ingredients are Sweet Vermouth and Benedictine. The drink is said to have originated at the famous Waldorf Bar on 5th Avenue in New…

sweet vermouth straight up: the groundhog day sweet vermouth cocktail

Sweet Vermouth on the Rocks

Sweet Vermouth is an aromatic fortified wine that has been infused with various different botanicals such as flowers, seeds, fruit peels, roots, barks and spices. Sweet Vermouth has traditionally been used an aperitif, although there are several different cocktails that use vermouth as an ingredient. When served as an aperitif, it is usually served in a small aperitif or digestive glass…

the classic gin gimlet recipe: how to make a gimlet

gin gimlet cocktail

The Gin Gimlet is a classic cocktail made with Gin and lime juice. The earliest documented recipe, from the 1920s called for Gin, lime and soda. Since then the recipe has evolved quite a bit to its latest variations. The recipe from the 1950s called for equal parts of Gin and Rose’s lime juice. Some recipes call for lime juice…

adonis martini: how to make the adonis cocktail martini

Adonis Martini Drink

The Adonis Cocktail is a martini cocktail made with sherry as the base spirit. Sherry is a fortified wine that can be considered sweet and as is the sweet vermouth which is the other ingredient. The drink is a wine based cocktail and can thus be considered an aperitif as there is no grain based liquors in the cocktail. The drink…

astoria cocktail recipe: how to make an astoria martini

Astoria Cocktail

The Astoria cocktail or martini is another of the drink that was made famous by the Waldorf Astoria bar in New York during the early 20th century. Many people will squirm at how wet this drink (because of the dry vermouth) originally was. The drink is still considered quite wet by today’s standards because of the large proportion of the dry vermouth…

how to make a rumpletini…an appletini variation with light rum

Rumpletini Cocktail Martini

The Rumpletini is a variation of the much more popular cocktail martini named Appletini or the Apple Martini. The main difference is in the base spirit that is used in this recipe. The appletini martini uses Vodka as the base. The Rumpletini, as the name suggests uses Rum instead of the Vodka as the base spirit. Just like the Appletini, you…

the white cosmopolitan martini recipe..a variation of cosmopolitan

white cosmo

The White Cosmopolitan martini is a cocktail inspired by the traditional Cosmopolitan Martini. This recipe substitutes the ingredients that impart color to the Cosmopolitan with its colorless equivalent to create a drink that is mostly colorless. In the traditional Cosmopolitan drink, the red color comes from the cranberry juice. We substitute the cranberry juice with the sparsely available white cranberry…

how to make a dry bronx martini..a variation of the bronx martini

Dry Bronx Martini Cocktail

The Dry Bronx martini is essentially a variation of the much more traditional Bronx Martini. As with many cocktails or martini that has the word dry in them, this martini is made with the dry vermouth as one of the ingredients. The Dry Bronx martini is lighter and not as sweet as the other variations of this drink. The difference…

how to make a sweet bronx martini cocktail..a variation of bronx martini

Sweet Bronx Martini Cocktail

The Sweet Bronx martini is essentially a variation of the much more traditional Bronx Martini. The original Bronx martini itself can be seen as a variation of the Perfect Martini. The original Bronx martini contains both the sweet vermouth as well as the dry vermouth. This recipe calls for the dry vermouth to be substituted with the sweet vermouth. As…