6 Classic Cocktail Recipes

Having a party? Holiday parties deserve fun and tasty drinks. Serve these classic cocktails at your next party.

Margarita

Ingredients

  • tequila
  • Cointreau
  • lime juice
  • ice

Steps

 -ADD-

tequila ----- 2 oz

Cointreau ----- 1 oz

lime juice -----1 oz

ice ----- some

-SHAKE-

3 - 5 seconds

-GARNISH-

lime wheel and a salted rim

 

Negroni

Ingredients

  • gin 
  • sweet vermouth
  • Campri
  • ice

Steps

-ADD-

gin ----- 1 oz

sweet vermouth ----- 1 oz

Campari ----- 1oz

ice ----- some

-SHAKE-

15-20 seconds

-GARNISH-

a twist of orange

 

Mojito

Ingredients

  • mint leaves
  • white rum
  • simple syrup
  • lime juice
  • ice 
  • soda water

Steps

-ADD-

mint leaves ----- 3

white rum ------ 2 oz

simple syrup ------ 1 oz

lime juice -----1 oz

ice ------ some 

soda water ----- 2 oz

-STIR-

-GARNISH-

2-3 mint leaves

 

Cosmopolitan

Ingredients

  • vodka
  • Cointreau
  • cranberry juice
  • lime juice
  • ice
  • orange

Steps

-ADD-

vodka ----- 1.5 oz

Cointreau ------ 0.5 oz

Cranberry Juice ------ 1 oz

lime juice --- a little dash

ice ------ some

-STIR-

5-8 seconds

-GARNISH-

a twist of orange

 

Manhattan

Ingredients

rye whiskey

sweet vermouth

Angostura Bitters

ice

Steps

-ADD-

rye whiskey ------ 2 oz

sweet vermouth ------ 1 oz

Angostura Bitters ------ 2 dashes

ice ----- some

-STIR-

20 - 30 seconds

-GARNISH-

cherrry

 

Daiquiri

Ingredients

  • white rum
  • lime juice
  • simple syrup
  • ice

Steps

-ADD-

white rum ----- 2 oz

lime juice ----- 1 oz

simple syrup ----- 1 oz

ice ----- some

-SHAKE-

12 seconds

-GARNISH-

lime wheel