5 Classy cocktails

5 Classy cocktails

Cocktails can be very classy. In this article I’m not talking about the colored cocktails that people serve at the beach but about the most classy cocktails that you can drink.

Here are my 5 favourite cocktails:

Manhatten noonday (Bourbon based):

1 1/2 oz. bourbon
1 oz. sweet (Italian) vermouth
1 dash Angostura bitters
1 dash simple syrup
1 maraschino cherry

Sazerac (Whiskey based):

1/4 cup sugar
6 tbsp. Sazerac rye whiskey
6 dashes Peychaud's bitters
4 dashes Angostura bitters
2 tsp.
2 thin strips lemon zes

Negroni (Campari/Gin based):

3 oz. gin (preferably Bombay Sapphire)
3 oz. Campari
3 oz sweet vermouth
Slice of orange, halved

White spider (Cointreau/Gin based):

1 small egg white
1 tbsp. fine sugar
1 cup fresh lemon juice
1 1/2 oz. gin
3/4 oz. Cointreau
1/3 tsp. Sugar

Gin and Tonic (Gin based and my all time favourite!):

1 oz. dry gin
4 oz. tonic


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