Nights we memorize have their own rhythm, emotion, but also taste and aroma. One proven ingredient makes them memorable without exception. It’s called a cocktail.
The history of cocktails lasts for two centuries. According to the definition, it is a mixture of alcoholic beverages of different intensities and flavors. The word “cocktail”, according to written sources, was first used in 1806. Homeland of cocktails is America, and from the very beginning, these original alcohol blends were tempting because of their strong stimulating effect. Believe it or not, the division of the cocktail is made according to the type of glasses they are served in, which determines the proportions of the ingredients and the effect that the cocktail causes.
Cocktails are a necessary ingredient for a good time. Therefore, they are considered a drink for intense experiences. The quality of cocktails depends on the skill of the cocktail master, but most of them, on the basic level without the secret tricks of experienced bartenders, can be prepared at home as well. But, these are rare occasions. Because cocktails look for company, fun, unpredictable night out. We have selected cocktails to suit different tastes. New and proven recipes that have enjoyed decades of popularity.
The perfect choice to start the evening. A pleasant and refreshing cocktail that is very popular and easy to prepare.
60 ml of quality tequila
25 ml of fresh lime juice
15 ml of natural syrup, grenadine
Pour all ingredients into a tall glass full of crushed ice. Add 30 ml of sparkling water. Stir briefly, and if you like decorating, add a lime roll and a straw.
Experienced bartenders recommend adding a drop of absinthe and pouring it into a chilled cocktail glass, adding only 15 ml of sparkling water.
Long Island Ice Tea
For those who do not like to experiment and stick to cocktails that enjoy the status of classics. In all parts of the world.
2 cl of vodka
2 cl tequila
2 cl of rum
2 cl gin
1 cl Triple Sec liqueur
2 cl of lemon juice, Coca Cola
For Long Island to be what it is, preparation must be careful. To begin with, a handful of crushed ice is inserted into the frozen glass and then vodka, tequila, gin and rum are added. Only after adding, the Triple Sec liqueur and pure lemon juice is poured, without pulp. Coca Cola comes at the end and is poured to the top of the glass.
Cointreau Side Car
A strong cocktail. A very common choice for men who have experience with this type of drink. The preparation is simple, and the effect is powerful.
2 cl Cointreau
4 cl Cognac Remy Martin
1 cl of lemon juice
In a shaker with plenty of ice, mix all the ingredients and serve in a cocktail glass.
Now something with the captivating aroma of Kahlue, the famous coffee liqueur, for all lovers of that kind of taste. Since Bailey’s cream liqueur is a must-have ingredient in this delicious drink, Bomb is first and foremost worshiped by the ladies. It has a sweet and seductive taste but is not at all “naive”.
4 cl of vodka
4 cl of coffee liqueur
4 cl Irish cream liqueur
Pour all ingredients into a shaker. Stir strongly with plenty of ice, pour into a glass and garnish with nutmeg for a full taste.
Non-surrender cocktail. Always on the list of the most popular ones. A privileged choice at any time of the year. A taste of pure exoticism.
1 / 2l lime
2-3 teaspoons of dark sugar
3-4 leaves of fresh mint
0.05 l light rum (Bacardi recommended)
In a glass of larger volume (about 4dl) lime is shredded into little cubes and then the brown sugar is added.
This is followed by 3-4 mint leaves which is very important for Mojito’s taste. The mint and lime are squeezed until they release their juices.
Then pour the crushed ice to half a glass and add light rum. When all this is mixed with a spoon, the glass is filled with crushed ice and poured baking soda as the final ingredient.