9 manhattan cocktail variations that everybody should know

Paris Manhattan cocktail

The Manhattan drink or martini is probably one of the most popular and well known drinks. It is considered one of the basic drinks according to the classic cocktail book The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks by David Embury. There are several accounts of the drink dating back to the 19th century. The most popular legend about the drink places…

savoy corpse reviver: yet another corpse reviver recipe

savoy corpse reviver drink

There are several different Corpse Reviver recipes out there, and the Savoy Corpse Reviver is just one of the many. As the name suggests, it is a loosely connected family of cocktail drinks that are intended to be hangover cures. The Corpse Reviver #2 drink is probably the most popular of them all. The Savoy Corpse Reviver is variation invented…

how to make a brandy manhattan cocktail drink

A Brandy Manhattan Cocktail

The Brandy Manhattan cocktail is a straight-forward variation of the traditional Manhattan. The traditional Manhattan drink is made with either Rye Whiskey or the Bourbon while Brandy Manhattan is made with well,…Brandy. The rest of the ingredients and the proportions of the ingredients stay just about the same. Although, some recipes call for a splash of water and/or a teaspoon…

how to make a dirty white mother cocktail

Dirty White Mother Cocktail Drink

The Dirty White Mother cocktail is a variation of the Dirty Mother drink. This drink has an extra shot of cream added to it which makes it creamier. Due to the richness and the creamy nature of the drink, it is much  more likely suited to be a dessert or an after dinner drink. The drink can be served in…

how to make a separator cocktail or the dirty mother cocktail

Separator Cocktail

The Separator cocktail is a drink that is very similar to a Black Russian. The base spirit in the Black Russian, which is Vodka is substituted with Brandy in this drink. As Brandy is the base spirit, the drink is also sometimes called the Brandy Separator. The drink is usually served in an old fashioned glass with ice. The drink…

between the sheets drink recipe…variation of the classic sidecar

Between the Sheets Cocktail

Between the Sheets is a variation of the classic Sidecar cocktail. There are couple of different variations of this drink, all called Between the Sheets. The drink tastes and has a similar look as the traditional Sidecar but gives an interesting twist with the addition of another liqueur. Many recipes calls for adding light or white rum, but that means…

sidecar cocktail recipe: how to make a sidecar cocktail

Sidecar Drink with Cognac

Sidecar is a classic cocktail that is made with Cognac or Brandy and some times Armagnac. It has lately been made with Bourbon Whiskey instead of the Brandy. As with most classic drinks, the origin of the sidecar cocktail is unclear and there are quite a few theories about it. It is believed to have been invented in the 1910s…

how to make a brandy cocktail martini

Brandy Bottle and Bitters

A Cocktail in its strictest sense is any drink made with any of Brandy, Gin, Vodka or an other base spirit as its main ingredient and then mixed with sugar, bitters and very little water. Over the years, it has come to be used as a general term which referred to a lot of different alcoholic drinks which were made with…

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Brandy Alexandar Cocktail in a martini glass

The Brandy Alexander is a creamy cocktail that is based on the much popular Gin based version which was just called Alexander. The cocktail has a warm silky texture and is sweet which makes it perfect as an after dinner dessert drink.  The drink was popular in the early part of 20th century, although it is probably making a comeback….