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7 Cocktail Recipes to Help You Get Started

7 Cocktail Recipes to Help You Get Started

Are you craving classic cocktails or are you looking forward to impressing your guests? If so, then here are the recipes of seven classic cocktails that you must know how to make and that will surely delight the taste buds. You don’t need to go to the bar to enjoy these classics. Just make them at home.

Tequila Sunrise
This beautiful classic reminds you of the gorgeous sunrise and it is one of the simplest classic cocktails to make. You need 2 ounces of Blanco tequila, ¼ ounce grenadine, and 4 ounces of fresh orange juice. You should add some ice to a glass, then some tequila and orange juice. Then put grenadine on top. You can then garnish with a cherry and a slice of orange.

Bloody Caesar
You need 4 ounces of Clamato juice, 2 dashes of Tabasco sauce, 2 dashes of Worcestershire sauce, 1 and ½ ounces of vodka, and celery salt. You need to take a tall glass and coat it with celery salt. Next, fill the glass with ice. In another glass, add the rest of the ingredients with ice and mix. Now you can strain it into prepared glass. You can simply garnish with a celery stalk and lime wedge.

Also known as Vesper Martini, this drink was invented by Ian Fleming. And now you can learn how to make it too. You need 1 ounce of vodka, 1 ounce of gin, and ½ ounce of Lillet blanc aperitif. In a mixing glass, add all the ingredients along with some ice. Now stir or shake. You can now strain it into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with a lemon twist.

This is the national drink of Brazil that is quite refreshing. You need 1 lime that is cut into wedges, 2 ounces cachaca, and 2 tsp sugar. You need to muddle the lime and sugar in a double Old Fashioned glass. Next, fill it with ice and then add the cachaca. Now stir the mixture for some time and then garnish it using a lime wheel.

Pisco Sour
This frothy classic is full of earthy and sweet flavors. You need 2 ounces of Pisco, ½ ounce of Simple syrup, 1 ounce of fresh lime juice, and 1 egg white. In a shaker, place some ice and then put in all the ingredients along with ice and shake. Next, you need to strain into a rocks glass over some fresh ice and garnish with a few drops of Angostura bitters.

Hot Buttered Rum
A winter wonder, the hot buttered rum is a classic you don’t want to miss learning about. You need ½ ounces of gold rum and 1 tbsp of hot buttered rum batter. You need to simply add the batter and rum in a mug. Then add some boiling water into the mug and stir well. Now you can garnish it with a cinnamon stick.

Brandy Sangaree
The Brandy Sangaree has a history that dates back to the 1700s. And thankfully, this simple drink isn’t impossible to make. You need 2 ounces of brandy, ½ tsp sugar, 1 ounce of Port wine, and 1 tsp water. In a mixing glass, add the water and sugar and mix until it is fully dissolved. Now add the port wine and brandy. Then add ice and stir. Now strain into a chilled glass.

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