Classic Margarita

Ingredients:
  • Tequila, 35ml,
  • Triple Sec, 20ml,
  • Lime Juice, 35ml,
  • Ice, 1 handful,
  • Lime Wedge, 1,
  • Kosher Salt, To coat glass rim,
Method:
  • Step 1, Mix the Tequila, Triple sec and lime juice into a cocktail shaker.
  • Step 2, Add the ice cubes and shake for 10-15 seconds.
  • Step 3, Salt the rim of a glass
  • Step 4, Pour your cocktail into your glass.
  • Step 5, Add a lime wedge on the rim by way of garnish.
Glass type:
Prep time: 5 mins

The classic margarita is a favourite of many. Here at Jiggr, when ever we are in a new bar we always order a margarita, we use it to gauge of how good a bar is. When done well, it's very hard to beat a classic margarita. 

Cosmopolitan

Ingredients:
  • Vodka, 45 ml,
  • Triple Sec, 15 ml,
  • Cranberry juice, 30 ml,
  • Lime juice, 10 ml,
  • Ice, Handful,
Method:
  • Step 1, Mix all the ingredients and strain (to remove the ice) into a cocktail glass.
  • Step 2, Cut a round piece of orange skin. Hold it 10cm over your cosmopolitan and wave the skin (orange side) it over a flame (lighter or match) to release the oils. Drop the zest into your drink.
Prep time: 5 mins

This good time classic cocktail has a rich and long history, it was a favourite of the characters in the hit TV show 'Sex and the City' which only increased its popularity at the time. 

Fireman's Sour

Ingredients:
  • White Rum, 50 ml,
  • Lime Juice, 75 ml,
  • Caster Sugar, 1 tsp,
  • Grenadine, 10 ml,
  • Soda water, 25 ml,
  • Ice, 1 handful,
Method:
  • Step 1, Shake ingredients in a mixer
  • Step 2, Strain into a glass half filled with ice
Glass type:
Glass type alt: Rocks Glass
Prep time: 5 mins

The fireman's sour cocktail is believed to have been created in the early 1900s when grenadine was becoming a popular addition to cocktails.

Key Punch

Ingredients:
  • Dark rum, 50 ml,
  • Sugar Syrup, 25 ml,
  • Lime Juice, 25 ml,
  • Ice, 1 handful,
Method:
  • Step 1, Fill your glass 3/4 of the way with crushed ice
  • Step 2, Mix ingredients and add to your glass
Glass type:
Glass type alt: Rocks Glass
Prep time: 5 mins

If you love the flavours of key lime pie, then the Key Punch is the cocktail for you! 

Long Island Iced Tea

Ingredients:
  • Vodka, 50 ml,
  • Gin, 50 ml,
  • White Rum, 50 ml,
  • Tequila Reposado, 50 ml,
  • Triple Sec, 50 ml,
  • Cola, 500 ml,
  • Lime Juice, 100ml,
  • Lime, 2,
  • Ice, 1 handful,
Method:
  • Step 1, Combine the vodka, gin, tequila, rum and triple sec in a large jug, and add lime juice to taste. Add the ice and stir.
  • Step 2, Add the cola, lime wedges and stir. Pour into tall glasses and enjoy.
Prep time: 5 mins

A Long Island iced tea is a type of alcoholic mixed drink typically made with vodka, tequila, light rum, triple sec, gin, and cola.

Mojito

Ingredients:
  • White Rum, 60 ml,
  • Lime, Juice of one lime,
  • Granulated sugar, 1 tsp,
  • Mint, 1 handful,
  • Soda water, to taste,
Method:
  • Step 1, Add the lime juice, sugar and mint to a shaker, muddle (crush) the mint as you mix. If you don't have a muddled, you can use the handle of a knife, pestle or something like a small rolling pin.
  • Step 2, Pour into a tall glass and add the ice.
  • Step 3, Pour in the rum and stir. Top up with soda water.
Prep time: 5 mins

The Mojito is the national drink of Cuba. This rum based cocktail conjures up images of Caribbean pirates and is best enjoyed on a hot summer day me hearties!

Paloma

Ingredients:
  • Tequila (Blanco), 50 ml,
  • Grapefruit juice, 60 ml,
  • Lime juice, 10 ml,
  • Soda water, Splash,
  • Ice, 1 handful,
Method:
  • Step 1, Salt the rim of your glass
  • Step 2, Fill a cocktail shaker with ice, then add all the ingredients minus the soda water and shake.
  • Step 3, Strain into your glass and top up with soda water.
Prep time: 5 mins

The paloma is a tequila-based cocktail. This drink is most commonly prepared by mixing tequila, lime juice and a grapefruit-flavored soda. It is served on the rocks with a lime wedge. Adding salt to the rim of the glass is also an option.

Pisco Sour

Ingredients:
  • Pisco, 50 ml,
  • Lime juice, 15 ml (half a lime),
  • Sugar syrup, 1 tsp,
  • Egg white, 1 egg white,
  • Angostura bitters, 1 dash,
Method:
  • Step 1, Fill your glass with ice
  • Step 2, Add the lime juice to your glass
  • Step 3, Mix the remaining ingredients in your mixer and strain into your glass.
Glass type:
Glass type alt: Rocks Glass
Prep time: 5 mins

This variation on a whiskey sour, uses Pisco instead of whiskey. 

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