Classic Cocktails

Army & Navy Cocktail Recipe

Army & Navy Cocktail Recipe

The Army & Navy is a classic cocktail combining gin, lemon, orgeat, and bitters. The tartness of fresh lemon juice is balanced by sweet and creamy orgeat, and Angostura bitters add depth and complexity. The Army & Navy is a great simple gin cocktail that …READ MORE

Missionary’s Downfall (Rum Cocktail with Pineapple, Peach, and Mint)

Missionary’s Downfall (Rum Cocktail with Pineapple, Peach, and Mint)

Missionary’s Downfall is a lesser-known classic tiki cocktail that is incredibly refreshing and fairly light. Unlike many tiki drinks, Missionary’s Downfall is not overly boozy and doesn’t require too many oddball ingredients! One of the things that makes the tiki genre so fun is the …READ MORE

Gin Basil Smash

Gin Basil Smash

The Gin Basil Smash is a modern classic cocktail that’s refreshing, delicious, and so easy to make at home! This simple gin cocktail uses just four ingredients, and you can find them at the store any time of year. The bright and herbaceous flavors of …READ MORE

Cobra’s Fang (Classic Tiki Cocktail)

Cobra’s Fang (Classic Tiki Cocktail)

The Cobra’s Fang is a classic tiki cocktail made with rum, citrus, syrups, and dashes of bitters and absinthe. Invented by the father of tiki, Don Beach, the Cobra’s Fang is a fun classic that uses two tiki-specific ingredients: Fassionola and falernum Fassionola is a …READ MORE

Naked and Famous – Mezcal and Yellow Chartreuse Cocktail

Naked and Famous – Mezcal and Yellow Chartreuse Cocktail

With a striking orange hue and a name like Naked and Famous, this beloved modern cocktail is a real head turner! Made with smoky mezcal, fresh lime juice, and two popular liqueurs, the Naked and Famous is both easy to make and easy to enjoy. …READ MORE

Calvados Jack Rose

Calvados Jack Rose

The Jack Rose is a classic cocktail made with applejack or apple brandy, grenadine, and citrus. Like many classic cocktails, the exact ingredients and ratio of those ingredients is debatable, so I’m sharing my preferred recipe, historic specs, and tips to make it your own! …READ MORE