The Most Tasty Cocktails

Ice Pick

6 cl (1 part) Vodka
18 cl (1 part) Iced Tea
18 cl (1 part) lemon juice

On the rocks
Served in a Collins Glass
Standard Garnish: lemon segment

Preparation Put vodka in glass fill with iced tea. Stir in lemon to taste.


12 cl (1 part) Whisky
6 cl (1 part) Extra Dry Vermouth
1 drop of licorice liqueur

Shaken with ice-cubes
Served in a Highball or old fashioned glass
Standard Garnish: none


Preparation Shake ingredients with ice cubes in a cocktail shaker. Strain into a highball or old-fashioned glass, and serve.
The basic recipe for a daiquiri is also similar to grog which sailors drank back in the 1740’s – they probably didn’t drink strawberry grog though! May have helped their scurvy if they had!

Daiquiri Strawberry

4.5 cl (9 parts) White rum
2.5 cl (5 parts) lime juice
1.5 cl (3 parts) Simple syrup
strawberry puree

Straight up or if you prefer crushed ice
Served in a cocktail glass
Standard Garnish: strawberry

Preparation Pour all ingredients into shaker with ice cubes. Shake well. Strain in chilled cocktail glass.

I hope that’s given you a taster of the assorted Cocktails you can make at home or the confidence to boldly order something new next time you’re at a party or bar.

Come back soon and check out more exciting drinks I will add here from time-to-time.

Do you have a favorite? Have you made your own special cocktail? Share your creations below.

Thank you for visiting. Please enjoy your drinks but remember to drink responsibly and never drink and drive.

4 thoughts on “The Most Tasty Cocktails”

  1. I’m not a drinker but I do like reading the “recipes”. My son made me “nuclear waste” once (that’s what he called it). It was good but it looked and smelled like windshielf washer fluid! I like your illustrations! 🙂


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