Example And Recipes of Basic Cocktails

1 ounce = 30 ml = small peg

1 peg = 6O ml = large peg

1 pint(UK) = 568 ml

1 pint (U.S) = 473 ml

1 Oz = 30 ml

Dash = 1/2 ml

1 teaspoon = 5 ml

1 table spoon = 15 gram


1. Vodka based cocktail :-

  • Cosmopolitan


Ingredients

2 measure vodka
1 measure triple sec
1 measure fresh lime juice 
1 measure Cranberry juice
Ice 
Twist of orange peel for Garnish

Method :-

Shake all liquid ingredients over ice untill well frosted

Strain in chilled cocktail glass

Garnish with orange peel

  • Vodkatini


Ingredients

1 measure vodka 
Ice 
Dry vermouth large dash
Twist of lime peel

Method -

Pour vodka over ice in mixing glass

Add vermouth, stir well and strain in cocktail glass

Dress with twist of lime peel

  • The modern martini


Ingredients

1 ripe pomegranate
2 measure vodka
Ice

Method -

Spoon flesh of pomegranate in shaker and muddle

Add vodka and ice and strain well into iced Martini glass

  • Bloody marry 


Ingredients

Dash Tobasco sauce
Dash Worcestershire sauce
Ice cubes 
Vodka 2 measure
Tomato juice 6 measure
Lemon juice 1 teaspoon
Slice of lemon and celery stalk to garnish

Method -

Add Tobasco and Worcestershire sauce over cracked ice in a shaker and add vodka , add tomato juice and lemon juice 

Shake vigorously and strain into tall, chilled glass

  • Long Island iced tea


Ingredients

Vodka 2 measure
Gin 1 measure
Tequila Blanco 1 measure
Rum 1 measure
Lemon juice 1 measure
Coke to top.
Lime to decorate
15 ml sugar syrup

Method -

Shake the ingredients vigorously untill well frosted in ice and strain in tall glass , top with coke. Garnish with lemon wedge

  • Screwdriver 

Ingredients

Vodka 2 measure

Orange juice

Slice of orange to decorate

Crack Ice

Method -

Fill a glass with crack ice and pour vodka over ice and top up with orange juice

Stir well and dress with slice of orange

  • Black Russian 


Ingredients 

Vodka 2 measure

Coffee liqueur 1 measure.

Crack ice

Method -

Pour vodka and coffee liqueur over ice in small chilled glassand Stir well.

2. Gin Based Cocktails :-

  • Singapore sling


Ingredients

Gin 2 measure
Cherry brandy 1 measure
Lemon juice 1 measure
Grenadine 1 TSP
Club soda
Crack ice
Lime peel

Method -

Shake the gin , cherry brandy , lemon juice and grenadine vigorously over cracked ice untill well frosted 

Fill a chilled glass with ice and strain cocktail

Fill up with club soda and garnish

  • Slow comfortable screwdriver


Ingredients

Sloe gin 2 measure
Orange juice
Cracked ice 
Slice of orange

Method -

Shake the gin and orange juice over cracked ice untill well frosted and pour in chilled glass. Dress with slice of orange.

  • Martini


Ingredients

Gin 3 measure
1 TSP dry vermouth
Cracked ice 
Green olive

Method -

Pour the gin and vermouth over cracked ice in mixing glass and stir well.
Strain into chilled cocktail glass and garnish with cocktail olive 

  • Oasis 


Ingredients

Gin 2 measure
Club soda
Blue Curacao 1 measure
Wedges of lemon.

Method :-

Shake ball the ingredients over ice untill well frosted. Strain into chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with lemon wedges

  • White lady 


Ingredients

Gin 2 measure
Triple sec 1 measure
Lemon juice 1 measure
Crack ice

Method -

Shake the gin , triple sec and lemon juice vigorously over cracked ice and strain into chilled cocktail glass.

3. Tequila based cocktail 

  • Tequila sunrise


Ingredients

Tequila 2 parts
Cracked ice 
Orange juice
Grenadine 1 measure

Method -

Pour Tequila over cracked Ice in chilled high ball glass and top up with orange juice . Stir well and now pour grenadine slowly.

  • Shady lady


Ingredients

Tequila 3 measure
Apple brandy 1 measure
Cranberry juice 1/2 measure
Ice

Method -

Shake all the ingredients over ice untill well frosted and strain in chilled cocktail glass.

  • Wild night out




Ingredients

White Tequila 3 measure
Cranberry juice 2 measure
Lime juice 1 measure 
Ice 
Crack soda 
Club soda

Method -

Shake the first three ingredients over ice and fill a chilled high ball halfway with cracked ice and strain the cocktail .add club soda

4. Rum based cocktail

  • Cuba libre


Ingredients

Ice cubes
Rum 2 measure
Lemon juice 1 table spoon
Coke to top

Method -

Add ice and lemon juice . Now add Rum and top up with coke

  • Daiquiri 


Ingredients 

Ice cubes 3/4
Rum 2 measure
Lemon juice 1 tsp
1 tablespoon grenadine

Method :- 

Add ice cube , lemon juice and rum in shaker with grenadine, strain and serve.

5. Whisky based cocktail

  • Manhattan


Ingredients

Angostura bitters a dash
Rye/ Canadian whisky 3 measure
1 measure sweet vermouth
Cracked ice

Method :-

Shake all the ingredients over cracked ice in mixing glass and mix well

Strain in Chilled glass and decorate with cherry.

  • Whisky sour


Ingredients.

2 measure blended Whisky
1 measure lime juice 
1 TSP sugar syrup

Method -

Shake all the ingredients well over ice and strain in cocktail glass garnish with slice of lime

  • Godfather 


Ingredients

Cracked ice
Scotch whisky 2 measure
Amaretto 1 measure

Method -

Filled a chilled high ball glass with cracked ice and pour whisky and amaretto and stir it.

  • The new Yorker


Ingredients

Jack Daniels 2 measure
Fresh lime juice 1/2 measure
Grenadine 1/2 measure
Ice
Twist of orange peel

Method -

Shake the first three ingredients over ice untill well frosted and pour in Chilled glass with orange peel/slice.

5. Brandy based cocktail 

  • Rolls - Royce 


Ingredients

Brandy 2 measure
Orange juice 2 measure
Triple sec 1 measure

Method :-

Shake all the ingredients over ice and strain in chilled glass

  • Side car


Ingredients 

Brandy 2 measure
Conitreau 1 measure
Lemon juice 1 table spoon

Method -

Pour Ice in glass, add lemon juice and brandy and Cointreau . Now stirred it .





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