There are so many cocktail recipes out there, but most people will stick to the same sip when they attend a party. Whether you're a beer, wine or liquor drinker, it's good to know the most common mixed drink recipes for when it's your turn to host a party.
We've rounded up the 5 drinks most often ordered from bartenders all over the country. They're classics that have ingrained themselves into our culture in some way, and despite the ever growing list of creative concoctions, they promise to remain on top for many more years.
Read on for the great recipes and a short history on each of these classic cocktails.
Though it made it's debut in the late 80s, the cosmopolitan, more often called cosmo, didn't make it to the top of the list until the 90s when the HBO hit Sex and the City made it the "hot" drink of choice. The cosmo is no fad, though - it's a fan favorite years later and promises to be so for even longer! Read More
The actual origin of the Martini is widely debated, however, the love for a good ol' Martini is not. This fabulous drink is known as the Hollywood classic and will always remain on our cocktail list for every party. Serve the classic recipe here, or check out our many other versions of this top drink. Read More
A gin and tonic may just be one of the most requested drinks at every bar. It's simple ingredients and unique taste is loved by many. Read More
Ever since 1953 the margarita has been a staple of so many summer parties. Whether you like yours frozen or on the rocks, learn a bit more about our favorite drink and how to make it just right! Read More
The classic mojito recipe gets turned into an cocktail popsicle here, but if you're looking for the traditional sip, just mix up the ingredients here (sans blueberries) and pour into a glass. Read More