5 Easy Cocktails Recipes

5 Easy Cocktails Recipes

5 Easy Cocktails Recipes – Looking for easy cocktails with vodka or fruity? This article contains 5 best easy cocktails that would brighten your day. These impressive cocktails are perfect for your guest. You can make this cocktail in the comfort of your home especially if you are looking for a cheap alcoholic party drinks

5 Easy Cocktails Recipes

1. The Rooster-Tail Cocktail

Ingredients/Units

  • 2 oz Peach brandy (not peach liqueur; may substitute 1.5 oz bonded applejack and .5 oz peach liqueur)
  • 1 oz Rainwater Madeira
  • half Lemon’s juice
  • 1⁄2 oz Raspberry syrup
  • 3 dashes Peychauds Bitters

Garnish: 1 Mint sprig and raspberries

Directions

Add all the ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice.
Shake, and strain into a small goblet filled with fresh cracked ice.
Garnish with a mint sprig and a raspberry or two.

2. The Kumquat Smash Cocktail

 

Ingredients/Units

  • 2 oz Hayman’s Old Tom Gin
  • 3 Kumquats, halved
  • 2⁄3 oz Lemon juice
  • 1⁄3 oz Luxardo Maraschino Liqueur
  • Nutmeg

Garnish: 2 Kumquats

Directions

In a shaker, muddle the kumquats. Add remaining ingredients and fill with ice.
Shake, and double strain into an Old Fashioned glass filled with fresh ice.
Garnish with two kumquats.

3. The Spanish Gin & Tonic Cocktail

 

Ingredients/Units

  • 2 oz London dry gin
  • 3 oz Tonic water

Garnish: Juniper berries, Lemon wheeL, Thyme

Directions

Pour the gin into a wine glass filled 3/4 with ice. Top with the tonic.
Place juniper berries, a lemon wheel and thyme into the glass.

*Suggested alternate garnish combinations:.

Sliced fig, lavender/verbena flower, vanilla bean, lemon wheel, juniper berries.
Sliced peach, thyme, saffron, lemon wheel, juniper berries.

4. The Garrick Club Punch Cocktail

Ingredients/Units

  • 4 Lemons
  • 1⁄2 cup Superfine sugar
  • 1 cup Fresh lemon juice
  • 750 ml Gin
  • 4 oz Luxardo Maraschino Liqueur
  • 24 oz Seltzer water

Directions

Peel the lemons with a vegetable peeler, avoiding the white pith.
Muddle the peels with the sugar in a 3-quart pitcher or punch bowl and let stand for 30 minutes.
Add the lemon juice and stir until the sugar has dissolved.
Add the gin and Luxardo Maraschino Liqueur or Grand Marnier, and stir.
Fill the pitcher or bowl halfway with ice and add the seltzer or club soda.
Stir again and serve in individual punch or highball glasses.

5. The Tavernonna Classic Gin Rickey Cocktail

Ingredients /Units

  • 1 1⁄2 oz Builders gin
  • 1 dash Citric acid
  • 1 oz Lavender-infused soda water*
  • 1 sprig Rosemary

Garnish:
Edible flowers

Directions

With a torch, light the rosemary sprig, place a coupe glass over it to fill it with smoke, and set aside.
Add the gin and citric acid to a shaker filled with ice and shake.
Double-strain into the prepared glass.
Top with the lavender-infused soda water.

Garnish with edible flowers.

*Lavender-infused soda water: Boil 30 oz water and 1/2 cup lavender syrup in a pot for 1 hour. Strain and let cool in the refrigerator for 3 hours. Add to a SodaStream (or similar soda maker) container and carbonate.

 

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