What are the 3 most famous things the summer is known for? Yeah, you guessed right, it is the high temperatures, sandy beaches and cool cocktails of course. And they all go together just fine … In fact you cannot have the one without the other. So if you have chosen this summer’s vacation location, the only thing you are missing is the knowledge “How to prepare a perfect cocktail”.
Well, of course bartenders are experts in the job and all you have to do is to order, but it can not hurt you if you know how to prepare them. After all, you will never know how you will the chance to a surprise at home right? Well, we have selected the 10 most famous cocktails in the world and we have gathered recipes for you. So, take a pan and a notebook, scroll down and write your favorite recipes. Enjoy the summer!
Ingredients: 1 1/2 oz White rum, 6 leaves of Mint, Soda Water, 1 oz Fresh lime juice, 2 teaspoons Sugar
Preparation: Mint sprigs muddled with sugar and lime juice. Rum added and topped with soda water. Garnished with sprig of mint leaves. Served with a straw.
Ingredients: 2 oz Tequila, 1 oz Lime juice, 1 oz Cointreau
Preparation: Rub the rim of the glass with the lime slice to make the salt stick to it. Shake the other ingredients with ice, then carefully pour into the glass (taking care not to dislodge any salt). Garnish and serve over ice.
Ingredients: Maraschino cherry (Garnish), Dash Angostura bitters, 2 oz Rye or Canadian whisky, 3/4 oz Sweet red vermouth
Preparation: Stirred over ice, strained into a chilled glass, garnished, and served straight up.
Ingredients: 1/2 oz Fresh lime juice, 1 oz Cranberry juice, 1/2 oz Cointreau, 1 1/2 oz Vodka Citron
Preparation: Add all ingredients into cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well and double strain into large cocktail glass. Garnish with lime wheel.
Ingredients: Worcestershire Sauce, Pepper
Preparation: Add dashes of Worcestershire Sauce, Tabasco, salt and pepper into highball glass, then pour all ingredients into highball with ice cubes. Stir gently. Garnish with celery stalk and lemon wedge (optional).
6. Piña colada
Ingredients: 3 oz (3 parts) Pineapple juice, 1 oz (one part) White rum, 1 oz (one part) Coconut cream
Preparation: Mix with crushed ice until smooth. Pour into chilled glass, garnish and serve.
7. Long Island Iced Tea
Ingredients: 1/2 oz Vodka, 1/2 oz White rum, 1 oz Lemon juice, More
Preparation: Add all ingredients into highball glass filled with ice. Stir gently. Garnish with lemon spiral. Serve with straw.
8. Tequila Sunrise
Ingredients: 3 oz (6 parts) Orange juice, 1 1/2 oz (3 parts) Tequila, 1/2 oz (1 part) Grenadine syrup
Preparation: Pour the tequila and orange juice into glass over ice. Add the grenadine, which will sink to the bottom. Do not stir. Garnish and serve.
9. Sex on the Beach
Ingredients: 1 1/3 oz Vodka, 1 1/3 oz Cranberry juice, 2/3 oz Peach schnapps, 1 1/3 oz Orange juice
Preparation: Build all ingredients in a highball glass filled with ice. Garnish with orange slice.
10. Mai Tai
Ingredients: 1 1/2 oz White rum, 1/2 oz Fresh lime juice, 1/2 oz Orange curaçao, 1/2 oz Orgeat syrup, 3/4 oz Dark rum
Preparation: Shake all ingredients except the dark rum together in a mixer with ice. Strain into glass and float the dark rum onto the top. Garnish and serve with straw.