Want to know about cocktail drink recipes. Well, cocktail means a mixed drink. It is a mix of two or more ingredients – at least one ingredient should definitely be liquor. Other ingredients that are used are – fruit juice, sugar, soda etc. To add to these, one could also use ingredients like milk, honey, cream and different herbs that suit your taste.
No one actually knows where and how the word “Cocktail” came about. First time it was seen in print and read of in a Philadelphia bi-monthly magazine called as the Farmer’s Cabinet. Cocktail is a very refreshing and a reviving drink. Cocktails can work as a stimulant as it is made of different kinds of spirits combined with water, sugar and bitters. In crude terms it is also called bittered sling. It is good for the head, stimulating for the heart. It would work wonders for democrats as after having gulped down a glass of a cocktail drink, one can swallow everything.
There is a difference in the cocktail drinks recipe of the past, which are called as the old fashioned cocktails from the recipes of the modern time cocktail drink recipes. The main difference lies in the use of the key ingredient – bitters. However, the modern recipes of cocktail drinks do not make a mention of bitters.
Recreational drinks became more in demand in 1970s and so cocktails demand was affected. The popularity and demand for cocktails dipped. Its demand again increased in the market in 1980s along with the demand of vodka. Gin was substituted by vodka in Martini. So the traditional or the old fashioned cocktails made its comeback in the 20th century.
One and a half ounce Skyy infusion
Give Skyy, X – rated and Infusion Cherry a shake over some ice and carefully strain and pour the mix into the martini glass. Now take care not to be in a hurry and add some Grenadine. Now it will stick to the bottom. Find a cherry with a knotted stem to garnish this cocktail drink.
Mix these main alcoholic ingredients – Kahlua and vodka and then mix them well with other ingredients like fruit juices, water, soda, sugar, honey. Place your favorite garnish like a cherry, pineapple, lime swirl, olive etc.
Take champagne as the main alcohol ingredient and mix with other ingredients like Cream, honey, soda, water, herbs, sugar, different fruit juices of your choice, if you fancy – Chocolate, you may also like to try some grated chocolate or some syrup. Some few mixologists make good use of Maple syrup in their blending and mixing of cocktails. Try some unique garnishing like lemon, chilly, pine apple, the fancy umbrella, olive etc.
In this cocktail drink recipe you can use Brandy and Crème de Cacao as basic ingredients or alcoholic ingredients. Seek and add your favorite additional ingredients like fruit juices, soda, olive etc. whatever you fancy, and which gives a good taste and gives you a fancy and a unique blend of a cocktail. Trials and errors will make you a perfect cocktaildrink recipe mixologist or a bartender. So here’s to some of your favorite cocktail drink recipe. 3 cheers!!!