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. 

Classic Martinez

Ingredients:
  • Genever, 50 ml,
  • Vermouth, 40 ml,
  • Triple sec, 8 ml,
  • Angostura Bitters, 1 dash,
  • Orange/Lemon, Peel twist,
  • Ice, 1 handful,
Method:
  • Step 1, Add all of the ingredients to a cocktail shaker, filled halfway with ice. Stir.
  • Step 2, Strain into a chilled Martini glass. Garnish with a lemon or orange twist.
Prep time: 5 mins

Often described as the precursor to the martini, the martinez is as elegant as the martini and has enough character to stand alone. 

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. 

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.

Mai Tai

Ingredients:
  • Gold Rum, 20 ml,
  • White Rum, 20 ml,
  • Demerara liquor, 20 ml,
  • Lime Juice, 20 ml,
  • Almond Syrup, 10 ml,
  • Mint, a few leaves,
  • Orange, Slice,
  • Ice, 2 handfuls,
Method:
  • Step 1, Add all ingredients, besides the mint and orange, into a cocktail mixer. Fill mixing tin with cubed ice and shake.
  • Step 2, Fill a goblet style glass with crushed ice and strain the cocktail into glass. Add the orange slice and mint.
Prep time: 5 mins

Invented by Victor J. Bergeron in 1944 at his restaurant Trader Vic's https://tradervics.com/ this tropical and fruity cocktail will certainly make you feel like you're in a tiki bar! 

Modern Martinez

Ingredients:
  • Gin, 50 ml,
  • Vermouth, 40 ml,
  • Triple sec, 8 ml,
  • Angostura Bitters, 1 dash,
  • Orange/Lemon, Peel twist,
  • Ice, 1 handful,
Method:
  • Step 1, Add all of the ingredients to a cocktail shaker, filled halfway with ice. Stir.
  • Step 2, Strain into a chilled Martini glass. Garnish with a lemon or orange twist.
Prep time: 5 mins

Often described as the precursor to the martini, the martinez is as elegant as the martini and has enough character to stand alone. This modern twist on the classic martinez uses gin. 

Sidecar

Ingredients:
  • Cognac, 50 ml,
  • Triple Sec, 25 ml,
  • Lemon juice, 25 ml,
  • Angostura bitters, 1 dash,
  • Ice, 1 handful,
Method:
  • Step 1, Add all of the ingredients into a cocktail shaker.
  • Step 2, Strain the cocktail into a chilled glass.
Prep time: 5 mins

A popular sour cocktail which is claimed to have been invented at the Ritz Hotel in Paris during the early 19th century. 

Triple Sour

Ingredients:
  • Whisky (or bourbon), 25 ml,
  • Triple Sec, 25 ml,
  • Lemon juice, 25 ml,
  • Sugar syrup, 1 tsp,
  • Ice, 1 handful,
Method:
  • Step 1, Shake all the ingredients in a shaker and strain into a glass filled with ice.
Glass type:
Glass type alt: Rocks Glass
Prep time: 5 mins

This bar favourite can be made with whiskey or bourbon and 3 other ingredients: triple sec, lemon juice, sugar syrup. 

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