Here you will meet Cocktail Mixing Master’s favorite and the world's most popular cocktail recipes.
We have grouped the cocktail recipes according to the main base ingredients. Clicking on each link below, will take you to a page with a list of cocktails for each base ingredient. (
to go to our Cocktail Ingredients Guide.)
According to Cocktail Mixing Master's research these are the most popular cocktail recipes instead of just long lists of the thousands of cocktails. The cocktails here are carefully selected because they are simple to make and generally do not require unusual ingredients.
Each recipe gives you the ingredients, recommended glass, preparation method, garnish and in some cases comments and background on the cocktail. These are guidelines for your convenience, but Cocktail Mixing Master encourages you to experiment with ingredients, garnished and glasses. Who knows, perhaps you invent the next world famous cocktail!
From here you can look at recipes for (click on the links):
Perhaps not in everybody's liking, but definitively something different.
Ø BRANDY COCKTAILS
Brandy is generally considered a man’s drink, except maybe in Australia. Brandy is a versatile base ingredient that goes well with many flavours.
Ø CHAMPAGNE AND WINE COCKTAILS
You will find many recipes of drinks containing still or sparkling wine or champagne. It can be combined with almost any fruit juice to create a refreshing drink that will not even be out of place at breakfast.
Ø GIN COCKTAILS
Gin acquires a taste, still it is believed to be the most widely used cocktail base ingredient.
A page dedicated solely to this classic cocktail. Martinis are popular pre-dinner drinks (aperitifs).
Ø RUM COCKTAILS
Dark, light or golden rum. Rum is usually associated with tropical flavoured cocktails like daiquiris.
Ø TEQUILA COCKTAILS
Although tequila is mostly drank as a shooter, you will find it in many cocktails. Tequila is quite strong and it’s the base ingredient for Margaritas.
Ø VODKA COCKTAILS
Vodka is probably the most versatile of all spirits because of it's neutral taste and clear color. It’s ideal for the novice mixologist to start experimenting with as you can basically add anything to it to make cocktails.
Ø WHISKY COCKTAILS
“Whisky” (without the “e”) comes from Scotland or Canada. Almost all other “whiskeys” come from elsewhere. Whisky is rich in flavour and taste. The classic Manhattan uses whisky as its base ingredient.