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Best Cocktail Recipes That Are Never Out Of Trend

Author: Ashley Jones
by Ashley Jones
Posted: Dec 20, 2019

A classic cocktail is the definition of true beauty. Whether you prefer something delicate, sweet, and fruity or strong and bitter, you will find a cocktail of every choice to end your thirst for drinks. No one knows where the trend of cocktails came from. Everyone has their own theories. But the thing that matters is, wherever the initial spark came from, it definitely caught on with the passing time.

Here, we bring you the best cocktail recipes that are incredibly flavorful. These classic cocktails will never go out of fashion. For sure!

1. Caipiroska Recipe - Caipiroska is one of the most loved drinks in Brazil. It is made of just a few ingredients that you can find at your home. To give it some more flavor and an edgy look, add some mint leaves over it.

Ingredients of Caipiroska:

  • 6 lime wedges
  • 45 ml of vodka
  • 15ml sugar syrup
  • Crushed ice
  • 10 mint leaves
  • A sprig of mint leaves or 1/2 slice sweet lime

Procedure:

1. Take a cocktail glass. Squeeze the lime wedges into it.

2. Drop the lime wedge into the glass.

3. Tear the mint leaves over it and mix the ingredients by giving a stir.

4. Fill the glass with some crushed ice.

5. Add the sugar syrup and stir it.

6. Top it with some more crushed it, and lastly, garnish it with the mint sprig or lime slice.

2. Mojito - Mojito was born in Havana. This rum-based cocktail offers a refreshing hit of mint and lime that gives it an incomparable taste for summer sundowners.

Ingredients of Classic Mojito:

  • 45 ml white rum
  • 6 lime wedges
  • 10 mint leaves
  • 15 ml of sugar syrup
  • Crushed ice
  • Soda
  • A sprig of mint

Procedure:

1. Take a Collins glass and squeeze lime wedges into it.

2. Drop a few of the lime wedges and mint leaves into the glass.

3. Give it a gentle stir. Fill the glass with crushed ice.

4. Add sugar syrup and white rum to the drink, and then add crushed ice again.

5. Top it all with soda and add a few mint sprig.

3. Cosmopolitan - This is a fun and fruity cocktail that is made from some of the most common ingredients, such as vodka, cranberry juice, and lime.

Ingredients of Cosmopolitan:

  • 45 ml of Vodka
  • 45 ml Cranberry juice
  • 2 wedges lime
  • Half a sliced orange or sparked orange peel

Procedure:

1. Take a cocktail shaker and fill ¾ of it with ice.

2. Add all the other ingredients to it. Squeeze the wedges of lime and then drop it into the shaker.

3. Give it a gentle shake and strain the drink into a martini glass.

4. Take the peel of the orange, and flame it to extract the oil essence. Drop the oil into the prepared drink.

4. Long Island Ice Tea - The name may confuse you. But don't let it happen as this one is amongst the most potent drinks. This cocktail recipe needs a mix of four liquors – gin, tequila, vodka, and rum.

Ingredients of Long Island Iced Tea:

  • 15ml vodka
  • 15ml rum
  • 15ml gin
  • 15ml Cointreau/Desmondji (orange liqueur)
  • 15ml Tequila/Desmondji 51% (agave spirit)
  • Coke
  • 10ml lime juice
  • Orange slice with a sprig of mint

Procedure:

1. Take a cocktail glass and fill it with ice.

2. Add all the mentioned-ingredients except Desmondji 51 & orange liqueur.

3. Top it with coke and float the Desmondji 51 & orange liqueur on top.

4. Give it a gentle swirl.

5. Garnish with orange and mint sprig.

5. Bloody Mary - Bloody Mary is a spunky cocktail made of tomato juice along with vodka and a little of Tabasco sauce.

Ingredients of Bloody Mary:

  • 45 ml of Vodka
  • 150 ml Tomato juice
  • 15 ml of Lime juice
  • 1/4 tsp Wooster sauce
  • 1 tsp Tabasco sauce
  • A wedge of lime
  • Green chilli and salt rim

Procedure:

  1. Take a Collins glass and rim it with salt.
  2. Fill 3/4th of the glass with ice cubes.
  3. Add tomato juice, Wooster sauce, lime juice, and Tabasco sauce to it.
  4. Squeeze a wedge of lime in it and give it a gentle stir.
  5. Taste to check the flavors - make it shaper and spicier than you want.
  6. Add in the vodka to the drink and stir.
  7. For garnishing, use a long green chilli and serve.

Conclusion:

These are some of the best cocktail recipes that everyone should try at least once in their life. These recipes can be catered to everyone and on every occasion - be it a fancy cocktail party or a simple afternoon gathering at home!
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Author: Ashley Jones

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