Quickstart cocktails

Once you've created an account and logged in, you can start building your Cocktail Book from one or more of these sets of cocktails.

  • Classic Cocktails

  • Superb cocktails that retain their popularity over time.
    • Bloody Mary

      — Vodka, Tomato juice, Celery stalk, Lemon juice, Horseradish, Worcestershire sauce, Hot sauce, Lemon, Celery salt, Black pepper
    • Cosmopolitan

      — Triple sec, Lemon vodka, Lime juice, Cranberry juice, Lime
    • Daiquiri

      — Light rum, Lime juice, Simple syrup
    • Manhattan

      — Rye, Sweet vermouth, Bitters, Cherry
    • Martini

      — Gin, Dry vermouth, Orange bitters, Lemon zest
    • Negroni

      — Sweet vermouth, Campari, Gin, Orange peel
    • Old Fashioned

      — Bourbon, Bitters, Sugar, Lemon zest
    • Rob Roy

      — Scotch, Sweet vermouth, Peychaud's Bitters, Maraschino cherry, Lemon peel
    • Rusty Nail

      — Scotch, Drambuie
    • Sidecar

      — Cognac, Triple sec, Lemon juice, Orange peel
    • Stinger

      — Cognac, White Crème de Menthe
    • Tom Collins

      — Gin, Club soda, Lemon juice, Simple syrup
    • Vesper

      — Gin, Vodka, Aromatized wine, Lemon zest
    • Whiskey Sour

      — Whiskey, Maraschino cherry, Lemon juice, Egg white, Simple syrup, Orange
  • Vintage Cocktails

  • Important and historic cocktails from Prohibition and before.
    • Aviation Cocktail

      — Gin, Maraschino Liqueur, Crème de Violette, Lemon juice
    • Blood and Sand

      — Scotch, Cherry Liqueur, Sweet vermouth, Orange juice, Orange bitters, Orange peel
    • Champagne Cocktail

      — Champagne, Bitters, Sugar cube, Lemon zest
    • Corpse Reviver #2

      — Gin, Triple sec, Absinthe, Aromatized wine, Lemon juice
    • French 75

      — Sparkling white wine, Gin, Lemon juice, Simple syrup, Lemon zest
    • Old Fashioned

      — Bourbon, Bitters, Sugar, Lemon zest
    • Ward Eight

      — Rye, Maraschino cherry, Lemon juice, Orange juice, Grenadine, Orange
    • Whiskey Sour

      — Whiskey, Maraschino cherry, Lemon juice, Egg white, Simple syrup, Orange
  • Lemon, Lime and Sours

  • Cocktails where sweetness is balanced with sour.
    • Caipirinha

      — Cachaça, Sugar, Lime
    • Margarita

      — Tequila, Triple sec, Lime juice
    • Mojito

      — Light rum, Club soda, Simple syrup, Lime, Mint
    • Pisco Sour

      — Pisco, Bitters, Lime juice, Simple syrup, Egg white
    • Tom Collins

      — Gin, Club soda, Lemon juice, Simple syrup
    • Whiskey Sour

      — Whiskey, Maraschino cherry, Lemon juice, Egg white, Simple syrup, Orange
  • Highballs and Coolers

  • Tall refreshing drinks emphasizing mixers or carbonation.
    • Bay Breeze

      — Light rum, Pineapple juice, Cranberry juice, Lime
    • Dark 'n Stormy

      — Dark rum, Ginger beer, Lime
    • Mojito

      — Light rum, Club soda, Simple syrup, Lime, Mint
    • Monticello Lawnmower

      — Rye, Bitters, Ginger beer, Sugar, Mint, Lime
    • Planter's Punch

      — Dark rum, Bitters, Peychaud's Bitters, Grapefruit juice, Orange juice, Lemon juice, Lime juice, Nutmeg
    • Tom Collins

      — Gin, Club soda, Lemon juice, Simple syrup
  • Frozen, Blender and Sweet Cocktails

  • Fun accessible fruity drinks with little taste of alcohol.
  • Tiki and Exotic Cocktails

  • Surf's up. Accessible tropical cocktails from the Tiki era.
    • Mai Tai - Trader Vic's

      — Jamaican rum, Rhum Agricole, Curaçao, Lime juice, Simple syrup, Orgeat, Mint
    • Samoan Fog Cutter

      — Puerto Rican Rum, Brandy, Gin, Ice, Lemon juice, Orange juice, Orgeat, Cream Sherry
    • Singapore Sling

      — Gin, Cherry Liqueur, Bénédictine, Triple sec, Bitters, Pineapple juice, Maraschino cherry, Lime juice, Pineapple
    • Zombie

      — Jamaican rum, Puerto Rican Rum, Demerara Rum, Falernum, Bitters, Pastis, Crushed ice, Lime juice, Grapefruit juice, Grenadine, Cinnamon syrup, Mint
  • Innovative and Challenging Cocktails

  • Cocktails with interesting and novel ideas, or with challenging or bitter flavors.
    • Bitter Elder

      — Gin, Elderflower liqueur, Campari, Lemon juice
    • Broken Shoe Shiner

      — Pastis, Bénédictine, Aperol, Egg white, Pineapple juice, Lemon juice, Rose water
    • Gunshop Fizz

      — Peychaud's Bitters, Strawberry, Lemon juice, Sanbitter, Simple syrup, Grapefruit peel, Orange peel, Cucumber
    • Negroni

      — Sweet vermouth, Campari, Gin, Orange peel
    • Old Cuban

      — Rum, Champagne, Bitters, Simple syrup, Lime juice, Mint
    • Paper Plane

      — Amaro, Aperol, Bourbon, Lemon juice