Mojito Cocktail Recipe

Mojito Cocktail Recipe The earliest known Mojito cocktail recipe dates to 1929. The recipe is in a Cuban cocktail book called Libro de Cocktail. Literally, ‘The Cocktail Book.’ In the book the drink is Mojo de Ron. In Spanish mojo is sauce, and ron means rum. So, Rum Sauce.  I prefer to think of it as Ron’s…

Classic cocktail recipes that provide a foundation for great bartending.

Classic Cocktail Recipes Will Make You A Better Bartender

The Classic Cocktail Recipes You Need to Know Classic cocktail recipes are the bartender’s mother sauce. In French cooking there are five mother sauces that every chef knows intimately. These sauces provide a foundation for every Saucier to build on. They are a shorthand, a shared language in the kitchen. They are tied to classic…

Pisco Sour

Pisco Sour Recipe – A South American Classic

Pisco Sour Recipe Not So Simple The Pisco Sour should be the simplest of cocktails. It’s your standard sour recipe; Spirits, citrus, and sugar. There is usually some egg white involved. And some bitters. No big deal, right? Except that no matter what you do, you’re not likely to get it right. At least according…

French 75

French 75 – Classic Cocktail Recipes

French 75 The French 75 is a classic cocktail that is one branch of the sour family tree. It is also one of our seven classic cocktail recipes that every bartender should know. A gin sour is the heart of this drink. Champagne lengthens a sour made with gin, lemon juice, and simple syrup. Chill the cocktail…

White Lady

Print WhiteLady Ingredients 2 oz London Dry Gin 1 oz Cointreau 1 oz fresh lemon juice 1 barspoon simple syrup 1 egg white lemon twist Instructions Fill shaker with ice. Top with gin, Cointreau, lemon juice, simple syrup and egg white. Shake vigorously for 10-15 seconds. Remove ice from shaker and shake without ice for…

Corpse Reviver No. 2

Print Corpse Reviver No.2 Ingredients 1 oz. London Dry Gin 1 oz. Cointreau 1 oz. Lillet Blanc or Cocchi Americano 1 oz. fresh lemon juice 1 dash absinthe orange zest for garnish Instructions Rinse chilled coupe glass with absinthe. Pour all ingredients into a shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously for 10-15 seconds. Fine strain…