Basics


Shake

shaker


Fill the shaker 3/4 full with ice. Add the ingredients. Subsequently, shake at least 5 times. Strain through a sieve into a glass.

Stir

stirer


Mix individual ingredients together with ice in a mixing glass first. Then everything strain into a chilled glass.

Layering

layering


Individual ingredients are gradually pour over maraschino cherry or inverted spoon into the jar, so that they are mutually not mixed.

Blend

blend


Put into a blender sliced fruit first. Add alcohol and then strew ice. Mix for at least 20 seconds.

Ice

ice


Always use fresh ice. To cool drinks are best small ice cubes or crushed ice. Large ice cubes is preferable to use in a blender.

 

Drinks types


After Dinner (digestif)

Alexander
Alexander


Bitter or sweet alcoholic beverage, typicaly served after meal. Drink is usually served without ice. Main ingrediend could be brandy, fortified wine or liqueur.

Before Dinner (apéritif)

Casino
Casino


Light cocktails which are perfectly to be served before a meal. They acts as appetite stimulant and are usually dry rather than sweet. Their main ingredient is mostly gin, vermouth or campari.

Cobbler

Whisky cobbler
Whisky Cobbler


Traditional long drink of any spirit (originally wine). 3/4 of glass is filled with crushed ice. Drink is garnished with slices of fruits.

Collins

Tom Collins
Tom Collins


Traditional long drink made from spirit (gin, whiskey, rum or vodka), juice (lemon or orange), sugar (sugar syrup) and top up with soda water.

Crusta

Margarita
Margarita


Sour-type drink characterized by sugar rim on the glass.

Daisy

Whiskey Daisy
Whiskey Daisy


Traditional long drink consisting of a base spirit, lemon juice, sugar and grenadina.

Fizz

Gin Fizz
Gin Fizz


Traditional carbonated long drink including acid juice and soda.

Flip

Porto Flip
Porto Flip


Traditional half-long drink made from egg, sugar and wine (or spirit).

Hot Toddy

Hot Toddy
Hot Toddy


Sweetened drink of liquor and hot water. Often served with spices in a tall glass.

Long drink

Sex On The Beach
Sex On The Beach


Long drink is mixed drink with a relatively large volume (160 - 400 ml). He's relatively more diluted than short drink.

Milkshake

Strawberry milkshake
Strawberry Mshk


Sweet, cold beverage usually made from milk, ice cream, and flavorings or sweeteners (caramel or chocolate sauce, fruit syrup).

Muddled

Mint Julep
Mint Julep


Drink based on spirit, sugar and muddled fruits or herbs. Drink is served over ice.

Negus

Negus
Negus


Drink made from wine (port), mixed with hot water, spiced and sugared.

Non-alcoholic

Sangria
Banana Bash


Mixed drinks without any alcohol. Some are derived from the original alcoholic cocktails while others have original composition.

Punch

Planter's Punch
Planter's Punch


Alcoholic or non-alcoholic drink containing fruits or fruit juices. He's typically served at parties in large bowl.

Sangria

Sangria
Sangria


Typical drink from Spain and Portugal. He typically consist of wine, chopped fruit, sweetener and small amount of added brandy.

Shooter

B52
B52


Alcoholic mixed drink which contain 30 - 45 ml of two or more spirits. Drink is generally drunk quickly rather than being sipped.

Sling

Singapore Sling
Singapore Sling


Drink made from spirit (brandy, whisky, gin), lemon juice, sugar and soda.

Smash

Whisky Smash
Whisky Smash


Alcoholic drink mixed from spirit, sugar and mint. Served in a small glass.

Smoothie

Apricot Smoothie
Apricot Smoothie


Blended and sometime sweetened beverage made from fresh fruit, vegetables and, in special cases, chocolate or peanut butter.

Sour

Gin Sour
Gin Sour


Short drink consisting of liquor, lemon or lime juice and sugar.

Specialty Coffee

Mint Julep
Irish Coffee


Coffee drink mostly containing spirit, sweetener, coffee and whipped cream.