8 classic cocktails for men. And how to do them

There is no shame in that bro loves cocktails. What’s wrong with that, huh? Of course, not every girl will like it that you’re going to order a pink «Margarita» or «Sex on the beach», but there are cocktails to order is not a sin. And we will tell you how to cook them.

1. Dry Martini

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Perhaps the man drinks. Not for the faint of heart. For it you will need:

  • 11 parts gin;
  • 3 parts dry vermouth.

Mix and do not shake.

2. Mint Julep (Mint Julep)

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The U.S. men’s national cocktail, named in honor of the mint. Almost a tradition.

  • 300 ml of Bourbon;
  • 90 g granulated sugar (can be brown);
  • mint leaves.

3. Manhattan

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A real journey into the past.

  • 50 ml whiskey;
  • 20 ml sweet vermouth;
  • 1 drop of bitters;
  • cocktail cherry.

4. Old-FASHIONED (old-fashioned)

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Quite a famous cocktail that was served at the turn of the century — when the idea of cocktails only raised his head.

  • 2 tsp any fruit syrup;
  • 1 tsp. water;
  • 2 drops bitters;
  • 50 ml Bourbon;
  • 1 slice orange;
  • ice.

5. TOM COLLINS

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Sour and refreshing cocktail with bubbles. It’s pretty good.

  • 3 parts gin;
  • 2 parts lemon juice;
  • 1 part of the syrup;
  • 4 parts Seltzer water (Perrier).

6. RUSTY NAIL («Rusty nail»)

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Incredibly simple and yet very powerful cocktail with a strange and telling name. Was invented in New Orleans.

  • 9 parts Scotch;
  • a few drops of lemon juice;
  • crushed ice type of frappe.

7. VIEUX CARRE 2

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It is unclear how to say it (but we know that the name translates as «old square»). They say that the cocktail was named after a Creole settlement in New Orleans.

  • 20 ml of whiskey;
  • 20 ml of cognac;
  • 20 ml sweet vermouth;
  • 2 drops of liqueur Benedict;
  • 2 drops of bitters.

8. Scotch in a glass

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A real man drinks without there beautiful. For cooking you will need some tape… and a glass. You can even add ice.