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Americano Cocktail – a Recipe for Negroni without Gin

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The Americano Cocktail is a popular aperitif from Italy. It is something for mild summer afternoons. The interplay of sweet and bitter is wonderfully appetizing, the soda works as a thirst quencher, the alcohol content is not too high.  Apparently the bitter cocktail was originally called Milano-Torino, as the Campari came from Milan and the Vermouth from Turin.  The … Read more Americano Cocktail – a Recipe for Negroni without Gin

Martinez Cocktail – Best Recipe for Martini’s Daddy

The Martinez Cocktail is widely regarded as the great-grandfather of Dry Martini. Despite the fact that it calls for gin or genever, it is undoubtedly a drink based on red vermouth. This clearly distinguishes itself from cocktails like the Manhattan or Vieux Carré. The drink is first mentioned in OH Byron’s The Modern Bartender’s Guide from the … Read more Martinez Cocktail – Best Recipe for Martini’s Daddy

Bijou Cocktail – Complex Drink in a Class of Its Own

Bijou cocktail is a drink from the 19th century. It is an excellent combination of gin, vermouth and green chartreuse. This mixture is a very herbal, full-bodied, slightly sweet cocktail that makes an excellent and at the same time complex after-dinner drink. Unfortunately, Bijou cocktail has been forgotten over the course of time. At some point … Read more Bijou Cocktail – Complex Drink in a Class of Its Own

Strawberry Martini – a Summer Drink from London

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This summer concoction can be traced back to London in 1990s. Though far from a Martini, this drink is packed with the goodness of strawberries. It is boozy, it is summery, and it is perfect for a warm evening spent in your garden among friends and loved ones. Tip 1: To ensure a delicious cocktail … Read more Strawberry Martini – a Summer Drink from London

Espresso Martini – The Best Known Coffee Cocktail

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The espresso martini is the most famous coffee cocktail and was invented in the 1990s by the late bartender Dick Bradsell. He was one of the defining figures of the bar scene in his time. As the story goes, a model, whom he never mentioned by name publicly, asked for a drink that would “wake … Read more Espresso Martini – The Best Known Coffee Cocktail

Watermelon Martini – Great Summer Cocktail Recipe

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The Watermelon Martini is not a real martini, but is still known by this name. It is a fresh and delicious cocktail ideal for outdoor gatherings, especially on hot summer days. This nutrient-rich long drink only requires 4 ingredients and a few minutes of preparation. Not only is watermelon low in calories, it also contains a good amount of … Read more Watermelon Martini – Great Summer Cocktail Recipe

Chocolate Martini Recipe – The Ultimate Dessert Cocktail

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You thought the combination of hot chocolate and red wine was really awesome? Then we have a drink that will blow your mind: chocolate martini! A Chocolate Martini is creamy, tart, aromatic and has a wonderful cocoa taste. The vodka gives the drink that little bit of fire that it needs. A word of caution: … Read more Chocolate Martini Recipe – The Ultimate Dessert Cocktail

Sweet and Spicy Boulevardier Recipe

Sweet and Spicy Boulevardier Cocktail

This Boulevardier is a concoction with complex taste and aroma. If you are trying this drink for the first time, we recommend that you try the entry-level recipe. If you want to take it up a notch, try making this drink with Rye Whiskey. List of ingredients to shops for. Woodford Reserve Distiller’s Select Bourbon … Read more Sweet and Spicy Boulevardier Recipe

Boulevardier Cocktail Recipe and 3 Variations

Barkeeper Harry McElhone sought his luck in Paris at the time of American prohibition and founded the legendary Harry’s New York Bar. He named his latest drink at the time after his first regular guest, who published the Parisian newspaper Boulevardier. Nowadays, this fantastically complex cocktail is very popular in the trendy bars of large metropolises. At … Read more Boulevardier Cocktail Recipe and 3 Variations