Many claim to be the creators of this young-at-heart staple (all with slightly differing ingredient lists), but this version is the real deal. And while the name of this classic cocktail is misleading, very few actually liken the taste to a real iced tea. One thing we know for sure is that this cocktail has certainly made a name for itself outside of Long Island.
An old favorite (circa 1867), the Tom Collins was created by Jerry Thomas, the father of American Mixology. He's kind of a big deal. This lemonade and gin combination is an easy-drinking option for any occasion.
Amaretto Sours are sweet, slightly tart cocktails made with an almond-flavored Italian liqueur and a lemon sugar or sour mix. An amaretto sour is typically garnished with a fresh orange slice or maraschino cherries.
The Dirty Martini is a drink for olive lovers. This salty and briny martini made with gin or vodka is a classic cocktail lounge favorite. It can be served on the rocks or straight up in a chilled glass. The preferred olives are typically extra large Spanish olives stuffed with pimento.
Grab a bottle of rye whiskey and sweet vermouth and rest assured that you can mix up the ideal Manhattan experience. With a status as a cultural icon and dozens of variations to its name, this recipe is true to the original. Some things are just not worth messing with.
A cousin of the famous White Russian, the Black Russian cocktail has the smooth taste of coffee liqueur mixed with the crisp clean taste of vodka.
A party-pleasing twist on your typical rum punch. The bitterness of the Campari is tastefully balanced with fresh pineapple, lime and simple syrup. The charred pineapple garnish will surely impress your guests!
Looking for something new and refreshing to drink? Here is your go-to. Take the traditional mule to the next level with orange marmalade, fresh mint leaves and don't forget the frosty copper mug. It certainly will not disappoint.