Classic Cocktails Recipes With Different Spirits That Fit Your Taste
It all comes down to selecting the perfect spirit to suit your own preferences amid the always-changing tapestry of flavours and sensations that is cocktail culture. There is a classic cocktail out there for everyone, whether you're feeling the robust kick of whisky, the botanical elegance of gin, the tropical vibes of rum, the adaptable appeal of vodka or the timeless enchantment of tequila. Join us as we explore these classic dishes, each tailored to suit your own palate.
Classic Cocktail Recipes
1. Classic Old Fashioned
A classic whisky cocktail recipe that highlights the smooth and rich character of the J & B Rare Blended Scotch Whisky, all done in a manner that honours the legacy of the Scotch whisky brand.
- 45 ml J & B Rare Blended Scotch Whisky
- 1 sugar cube
- 2-3 dashes of Angostura bitters
- Orange twist (for garnish)
- Ice cubes
- Place the sugar cube in a glass and saturate it with Angostura bitters.
- Muddle the sugar cube to dissolve it into the bitters.
- Fill the glass with ice cubes and pour in J & B Rare Blended Scotch Whisky.
- Stir gently to combine the ingredients.
- Induce the oils from an orange twist it over the glass and drop it in. Serve and savour!
2. Ciroc Lemon Drop Martini
The smoothness of Ciroc Ultra Premium Vodka and the brightness of fresh lemon are expertly balanced in the delightful and tart Ciroc Lemon Drop Martini.
- 50ml Ciroc Ultra Premium Vodka
- 20ml freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 15ml simple syrup
- Ice cubes
- Lemon twist, for garnish
- Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.
- Pour in Ciroc Ultra Premium Vodka, lemon juice, and simple syrup.
- Shake well until chilled.
- Strain into a chilled martini glass.
- Garnish with a twist of lemon zest.
A classic that has stood the test of time and is simple to prepare in batches. Enjoy how the crisp, citrusy Don Julio Blanco Tequila blends with the zingy freshness of lime juice.
- 45 ml Don Julio Blanco tequila
- 30 ml fresh lime juice
- 30 ml triple sec
- Salt for rimming
- Lime wedge for garnish
- Rim the glass with salt.
- In a shaker, combine Don Julio Blanco tequila, lime juice, and triple sec with ice.
- Shake well and strain into the glass.
- Garnish with a lime wedge and enjoy this timeless favourite.