2 1/2 oz  gin
1/2 oz  dry vermouth
1 olive
(use cocktail onion for gibson)

Home Bars | Popular Cocktail Recipes:

Print this page & store in your home bar's drawer or liquor cabinet for a handy resource when entertaining. Spills are bound to happen so laminating will
make this reference easy to wipe clean & ready for your next party. These mixed drink recipes serve as starting points of cocktails which frequently appear
on lists of top 10 most popular. See article on
stocking home bars for ten popular cocktails. Experiment with different combinations, amounts and garnishes.
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1 1/2 oz  vodka
3/4 oz  coffee liqueur
(1 oz  light cream or milk)
1 1/2 oz  white rum
1 oz  lime juice
1 tsp  superfine sugar
(1/2 oz  strawberry schnapps)
(1 oz  blended strawberries)
2 oz   tequila
1 oz  orange liqueur
1/2 oz  lime juice
lime wedges
(rim glass w/ salt - optional)
2 oz   rum
1 oz  sweet n sour mix
1 oz  club soda
1 tsp ea  lime juice & sugar
3 - 4  mint sprigs
2 oz   brandy or bourbon
1 oz  orange liqueur
1/2 oz  lemon juice
(rim glass w/ sugar - optional)
Bloody Mary cocktail with celery stalk, lemon wedge and olive garnish is a brunch favorite.
1 1/2 oz  vodka
3 oz  tomato juice
1 tbs  lemon juice
1/2 tsp  Worcestershire sauce
2 - 3 drops  hot sauce
Long Island Iced Tea with four spirits & a liqueur packs a punch popular with younger crowds.
1/2 oz  each of four white liquors:
gin, rum, tequila & vodka
1/2 oz  orange liqueur
1 oz  sweet 'n sour mix
1 dash  cola
2 oz  rum
2 oz  coconut liqueur
3 oz  pineapple juice
2 oz  gin
1 oz  lemon juice
1 tsp  superfine sugar
3 oz  club soda
1 ea  cherry & orange slices
2 oz  vodka
1 oz  orange liqueur
1 oz  cranberry juice
1 dash  lime juice
2 oz  vodka
5 oz  orange juice
1 1/2 oz  rye whiskey
1/2 oz  sweet vermouth
1 dash  aromatic bitters
1  cherry
2 oz   bourbon whiskey
1 dash  club soda
1 dash  lime juice
1/2 tsp  sugar
1 small handful mint sprigs
2 oz  whiskey
5 oz  
sweet and sour mix
(1 tsp  cherry juice)
(2 drops  bitters)
Bartending Terms & Tips:
Measurements

1 Dash..............................
1 Teaspoon
(tsp)................
1 Tablespoon
(tbs).............
1 Pony...................................
1 Jigger............................
1 Cup.....................................


ounce (oz)
ounce
ounce
ounce
ounces
ounces


1/32
1/6
1/2
1
1 1/2
8
Techniques

Muddle - combine ingredients by pressing
them together in the bottom of a glass or
bowl with a
muddler (baseball bat shaped
pestle) using a twisting motion.
Garnishes

Partially fill your bar's fruit pan / dry sink
with ice and nestle bowls of fruit, garnish,
hors d'oeuvres and dip to stay fresh.  
Listed garnishes are considered recipe
classics but try substituting combinations
or adding extra ingredients.
Please, Always Drink Responsibly.
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Margarita cocktail with lime slice.
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Cosmopolitan cocktail is fancy version of kamikaze, popular with younger crowds.
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