Go Retro this Weekend with 5 Traditional Cocktails
Innovations are not just seen in technology, but also in lifestyle. Day after day, you will find different fashion trends and accessories hitting the shelves, and people readily embrace this change. Change in lifestyle is not just limited to what your wear or how you present yourself; what you eat and drink also contributes to this change. Keeping this in mind, chefs and bartenders around the world have brought in several new recipes to illuminate your lifestyle. But before you start savouring any of the new cocktails at the bar, make sure you pay a tribute to these 5 classic cocktails.
These five drinks have been around in recipe books for a long time, so you are sure to find them on the menus of almost all bars.
Rob Roy: All Scotch lovers must try this classic mix before graduating to new innovative concoctions. From 1894, this delicious concoction has been enticing the taste buds of many cocktail fans around the world. You may forget the legend associated with its name but you will definitely remember the bittersweet, smoky flavours of this drink.
Old Fashioned: This exclusive cocktail has been the favourite of many in the sixties. From Madison Avenue’s advertising gurus to Wall Street’s finance elites, almost everyone has been savouring the taste of this fine Bourbon mix. This should definitely be on your list of must-tries, above all the modern Whisky Cocktails.
Manhattan: Whisky lovers find this concoction simple, straight and strong. 5 parts Signature Whisky, 2 parts sweetened Red Vermouth and a dash of Angostura Bitters make this cocktail utterly delicious. This drink is built for the bold and the courageous, who prefer to consume large servings of spirits.
Classic Martini: Before the Vodka based Martinis made it big at the bar counters, the classic Gin Martini ruled the heartsof millions. Shaken, chilled and served with an olive, this mix will surely impress your taste buds. Try it before you switch to any new Gin Cocktails.
Sazerac: This drink is made for cocktail geeks, who know how to fine tune the taste of the spirits. Brandy, Peychaud Bitters, Angostura Bitters and Absinthe make this cocktail bitter and tart. Before you move to any light cocktails, make sure you try this strong concoction atleast once.
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