recipes

These are our most recent cocktail recipes. We are adding more vintage classic (and new classic) cocktail recipes all the time!

How to make a Manhattan Cocktail

How to make a Manhattan Cocktail
A spicy Manhattan will warm you to your toes
copyright Graeme Maclean cc-by-2.0

After the Gin Martini, this is probably the second most popular cocktail, hailing back as far as the 1880's or earlier. Classically it is made with American Rye Whiskey as the main spirit, but bourbon can also be used providing a milder flavor profile. Read More

How to make a Gin Martini

How to make a Gin Martini
The king of cocktails
copyright Rob Ireton cc-by-2.0

The birthplace of this classic is credited to the Knickerbocker Hotel, NYC. This is one of the most important classic cocktails, and it is the first cocktail that many people make. Read More

How to make an Old Fashioned Cocktail

How to make an Old Fashioned Cocktail
Sometimes simple is better
copyright Erich Wagner (www.eventografie.de) / CC-BY-SA-4.0

Considered to be one of the quintessential classic cocktails, the Old Fashioned has been around for over a century. The essence of this cocktail is its simplicity. Simply Rye whiskey, Angostura Bitters muddled with sugar (or simple syrup) and lemon peel, served over ice, sometimes with a lemon... Read More