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…

Classic Cocktail Recipes – The Bronx

The Bronx makes an appearance in Burke’s Complete Cocktails and Drinking Recipes in 1934. In that book it was described as the third most popular drink in the world, after the martini and the Manhattan. It’s fame was probably due to the fact that it was one of the first cocktails on the scene to…

Classic Cocktail Recipes – Aviation

The Aviation is a beautiful cocktail named for it’s sky blue color. The drink’s signature color comes from the creme de violette. The violet liqueur wasn’t available in North America for many years and this classic drink nearly vanished. In recent years,