Casino Cocktail

The Casino is a classic gin cocktail. If you almost love an Aviation you will really love. It is centered around gin and maraschino. That is such a delicious classic pairing. Add a little creme de violette and it becomes an Aviation. A little sweet vermouth and some bitters gets you to a Martinez. Maraschino…

Classic Cocktail Recipes – Rolls Royce Cocktail

The Rolls Royce cocktail, like its namesake, is one of things you don’t often see. Classic, elegant and luxurious with two varieties of vermouth and Benedictine. This is one of Cocktail Monkey’s favorite classic Gin Cocktails. If you are looking for something similar try the London Maid or the Tuxedo No.2. For more like…

A classic Manhattan cocktail recipe.

Manhattan Cocktail Recipe

How to Make a Manhattan If you’re here looking for the Manhattan Cocktail Recipe look no further. If you love a Manhattan and you’re are looking to take a deep dive, read on. This guide is filled with history, tips and ideas for making this classic cocktail your own. Manhattan Cocktail Recipe What’s in a…

Twentieth Century Cocktail – Recipe

THE TWENTIETH CENTURY COCKTAIL Gin and Chocolate – A Surprising Pairing The Twentieth Century Cocktail still seems fresh even though we are a fifth of the way into the twenty first. This cocktail relies on the surprising combination of gin and chocolate. It first appeared in the Cafe Royale Bar Book in 1937. A century…

Mint Julep – Cocktail Recipe

Mint Julep “The zenith of man’s pleasure…the very dream of drinks.” The Mint Julep is designed for one thing. In the pre-air conditioning south it was the best way to cool off. A pile of crushed ice, bourbon and cooling mint served in a frosted silver cup. What better way to beat the heat? More…