25 SIMPLE COCKTAIL RECIPES

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MARTINI

Ingredients
3 oz. Vodka
1 oz. Dry Vermouth
Olives

Directions
“Shaken not stirred”–James Bond
*The martini will be weaker than if you were to stir it.
1. Build the drink by filling half a pint glass with ice, vodka, and dry vermouth.
2. Shake well.
3. Strain into a chilled martini glass.

“Stirred not shaken”
–Not me because I don’t like Martinis.

1. Build the drink in a pint glass.
2. Gently stir the mixture with a bar spoon.
3. Strain into a chilled martini glass.

*Tips
Martini can also be made using Gin instead of Vodka.
Dirty Martini
If you like it dirty, add olive juice.
More juice, more dirty.

BAR CART STAPLES

LIQUOR CABINET
PANTRY
GLASSWARE

Tom Collins

Moscow Mule

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SEA BREEZE

Ingredients
2 oz. Vodka
Grapefruit Juice
Cranberry Juice
Lime
Directions
1. Fill a tall glass up with ice.
2. Add vodka, grapefruit juice, and a splash of cranberry juice.
3. Garnish with a slice of lime.

MOJITO

Ingredients
2 oz. Rum
Simple Syrup
Soda Water
Lime
Mint
Directions
1. In a tall glass, muddle 2-3 wedges of lime, and 4-5 mint leaves.
2. Add rum and 1 oz. simple syrup and stir.
3. Fill the glass up with ice.
4. Top the glass off with soda water.
5. Garnish with a sprig of mint and a lime wedge.

GIMLET

Ingredients
3 oz. Gin
Simple Syrup
Lime
Directions
1. Build the drink by filling half a pint glass with ice, gin, 1 oz. simple syrup, and lime juice from one whole lime.
2. Shake well.
3. Twist a lime twist on the drink.

PINA COLADA

Ingredients
2-4 oz. Rum
Coconut Milk
Pineapple juice
Cherry
Directions
1. Build the drink by filling a pint glass with ice, rum, 2-3 oz. of coconut milk, a splash of pineapple juice.
2. Pout everything into a blender and blend well.
3. Pour the mixture into a hurricane glass.
4. Garnish with cherries.

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