Cocktails

A compilation of cocktail recipes. Everything from classic cocktails, modern-day cocktails, and my own personal creations. Spirits include gin, vodka, tequila, rum, bourbon, mezcal, coffee-based cocktails, dessert drinks, and so much more.

Bartending Tips & Techniques

How to Make Clear Ice Cubes

Clear ice is really easy to make at home. You’ll be happy to hear it doesn’t involve boiling water or any expensive equipment to make crystal clear ice for cocktails.

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Classic Cocktails

Bloody Mary Recipe

Is there a better brunch cocktail than the bloody mary? This is an easy and delicious standard bloody mary recipe just waiting to be garnished.

Long Island Iced Tea Recipe

A boozy classic cocktail made with rum, gin, vodka, tequila, citrus, sugar, and a little cola. A surprisingly refreshing cocktail that resembles a tall glass of iced tea.

Hot Toddy Recipe

My bourbon Hot Toddy, made with honey, fresh lemon juice, and a cinnamon stick, is sure to be the pick-me-up you need to get through the winter months.

Brooklyn Cocktail Recipe

Manhattan lovers listen up. The Brooklyn cocktail is a classic whiskey drink made with maraschino liqueur, dry vermouth, and bitters.

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Gin Old Fashioned Recipe

The gin Old Fashioned is your basic Old Fashioned made with barrel-aged Old Tom gin, orange bitters, simple syrup, and a lemon peel.

Negroni Cocktail Recipe

The Negroni cocktail is a classic cocktail originating in Florence, Italy. Made with equal parts gin, sweet vermouth, and Campari.

Classic Margarita Recipe

Stop using margarita mix. A classic and “real” margarita recipe made with tequila, fresh lime juice, triple sec, and simple syrup.

Sidecar Cocktail Recipe

The Sidecar is one of my favorite classic cocktails, consisting of cognac, orange liqueur, and fresh lemon juice. A citrusy refreshing classic.

Manhattan Cocktail Recipe

The Manhattan drink made two slightly different ways (classic versus perfect). Either way, it’s always constructed with bourbon, vermouth, and bitters.

Improved Whiskey Cocktail Recipe

The improved whiskey cocktail is a mix between a Sazerac and the Old Fashioned. Sound good? This just may be your new favorite whiskey cocktail.

Frozen Mudslide Recipe

A healthier frozen mudslide made without ice cream. All you need is vodka, coffee liquor, Irish cream, ice, and optional whipped cream and cocoa topping.