Tag archive: chilled glass

The Pink Gin Cocktail

The Pink Gin cocktail is another one of the cocktails the British created abroad, while on their colonial missions; this time however, we have a mixed drink inspired by South American flavors, namely the Venezuelan Angostura bitters, here a dark red gentian variation.

The Manhattan Cocktail

Although the origins of the Manhattan cocktail are uncertain, the original recipe still exists and it contains the following ingredients: 50 ml of whiskey, 20 ml of sweet vermouth, Dash Angostura bitters which are stirred over ice, then poured into a chilled cocktail glass and decorated with one Maraschino cherry.

The Sazerac Cocktail

The Sazerac cocktail is considered the oldest American cocktail because we have very specific facts about its creation, which began in 1850 when a businessman by the name of Sewell T. Taylor first started importing the original cognac used in the recipe, the Sazerac de Forge et Fils.

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