Originating in London, Bramble is a spring cocktail. The drink consists of dry gin, lemon juice, sweet blackberry liqueur, and sugar syrup. An old-fashioned glass is filled with crushed ice and the blackberry liqueur is poured over the other ingredients to create a marbling effect.
The classic cocktail Tom Collins also comes from London. This cocktail is a mix of gin, lemon juice, sugar syrup, and soda water served in an ice-filled glass.
Porn Star Martini is a cocktail that is prepared with vanilla-flavored vodka, passion fruit liqueur, lime juice, and passion fruit puree. All the ingredients are shaken with ice and strained into a chilled glass.
Boulevardier is a cocktail that is made with Campari, sweet vermouth, and bourbon or rye whiskey. The ingredients are mixed with ice then strained and poured into a chilled cocktail glass. The cocktail is garnished with a cherry or a twist of orange peel.
Szarlotka is a cocktail that is a mix of apple juice and Zubrowka, a popular Polish vodka flavored with bison grass. A shot of vodka is poured in a glass over ice and then filled with apple juice. It is usually served in a highball glass. Variations include lemon or lime juice. The cocktail can be dusted with cinnamon.
Hugo is a refreshing cocktail that is a combination of elderflower syrup or liqueur and a spritz of seltzer. The ingredients are added to a glass full of ice. It is served in a red wine glass.
Kalimotxo is a cocktail that is a mix of red wine and cola. Variations use anise extract, ouzo, and a lime or lemon twist.
Springbokkie is a cocktail that consists of equal parts crème de menthe and Amarula, a cream liqueur. To prepare the drink properly Amarula is poured in a shot glass then the crème de menthe is added. This is referred to as a shooter. The cocktail is named after The Springboks, the national rugby team in South Africa whose colors are green and gold.
Lemon, lime, and bitters is a cocktail prepared with lemonade, lime juice, cordial, and Angostura bitters. The ingredients are mixed in a jug and poured into ice-filled glasses. The cocktail is garnished with lemon or lime slices.
Caesar is a cocktail that is a mix of vodka, clam-infused tomato juice, hot sauce, and Worcestershire sauce. It is served in a large glass with a celery stalk and a salty rim.
Shandy is a popular cocktail that has a low alcohol content. It is a mix of beer and soft drinks with the contents poured half-and-half.
Champagne cocktail is a mix of champagne, cognac, Angostura bitters, and a sugar cube. A sugar cube is soaked in Angostura bitters and placed in a champagne flute then topped with cognac and chilled champagne. It is garnished with a maraschino cherry and a slice of orange.
Mudslide is a popular cocktail that is a combination of vodka, coffee liqueur, and cream liqueur. All the ingredients are shaken with ice and strained into a glass with ice cubes. A variation is blending all the ingredients together, pouring them into a glass, and drizzling chocolate syrup on top.
Fuzzy Navel is a cocktail that consists of equal parts peach schnapps and vodka and topped with orange juice. It is served in a highball glass with an orange slice.
Zombie is a Tiki cocktail that originated in the city of Los Angeles. This is a potent cocktail that is made with demerara rum, golden rum, dark rum, 151-proof Lemon Hart, falernum, lime juice, grenadine, Pernod, Angostura bitters, and Don’s mix. All of the ingredients except for the 151-proof-rum are shaken together and poured into a glass and the rum is poured on top of the drink.
Appletini is a take on the classic Martini. It is a combination of apple juice, apple cider, apple liqueur, or apple brandy such as Calvados. It originated in Los Angeles and is also known as the Apple Martini.
Bees Knees is a cocktail dating from the Prohibition era. It originated in the city of San Francisco. The cocktail is a combination of gin, lemon juice, and honey. The ingredients are shaken with ice and strained into a cocktail glass and garnished with a lemon peel.
Don’t you love sunrises? They can be delicious too like the cocktail Tequila Sunrise. It consists of three basic ingredients tequila, orange juice, and grenadine syrup. It originated in Sausalito, California. The cocktail became more popular after Mick Jagger of the American rock band The Rolling Stones named a tour after it.
Hurricane is a cocktail that comes from the city of New Orleans. The cocktail is made with rum, lemon juice, and passion fruit syrup. The ingredients are shaken with ice and strained into a glass.
Long Island Iced Tea is a strong cocktail that was invented in the suburbs of New York City on Long Island. The cocktail is a mix of vodka, gin, tequila, light rum, triple sec, a shot of sour mix, and cola. The main liqueurs are added in equal parts with a splash of cola.
Aviation is a classic cocktail that originated in New York City at the beginning of the 20th century. The cocktail is made with dry gin, maraschino liqueur, lemon juice, and violet liqueur. It is served straight up in a cocktail glass garnished with cherries and lemon peel.
Paloma is a cocktail that is a mix of tequila and grapefruit juice. It is served on the rocks in a highball glass with a lime wedge garnish.
Vampiro is a cocktail that is a mix of tequila, tomato juice, orange juice, lime juice, salt, pepper, hot chili peppers, and grenadine syrup. The ingredients are shaken with ice and poured into an ice-filled glass with a salted rim.
Ti’Punch is a cocktail that is made with rum argricole, cane syrup, and a slice of lime. Cane syrup is poured into a glass, a squeeze of lime is added, and then rum. The ingredients are stirred until the syrup dissolves. Some ice cubes are added to the cocktail in a glass.
Bahama Mama is a fruity Tiki cocktail. It is prepared with white rum, coconut rum, grenadine, cherry juice, lemon juice, orange juice, and pineapple juice. The ingredients are shaken with crushed ice and poured in a hurricane glass then garnished with a cherry and orange slices.
Planter’s Punch is a cocktail that is a mix of dark Caribbean rum, grenadine, sugar syrup, and fresh juice from oranges, lemons, and pineapples. The ingredients are shaken and poured into a large glass. The drink is topped with Angostura bitters and garnished with a cherry and pineapple wedge.