5 Tasty, Classic Cocktails – For Guys!
Max Manasevit – Muze Staff Writer
We here at Muze Magazine prefer dirty martinis and whiskey neat. We realize however, that not everyone drinks like James Bond or appreciates the burning glory of straight amber liquids. In honor of the man who is not a seasoned drinker, but wishes his pallet was more sophisticated than light beer and things mixed with cola. For all of you soberish gentleman who want a cocktail but don’t know any better than to order daiquiris on first dates and in front of bosses. For you, we present Muze Magazine’s 5 tasty, classic cocktails for guys.
2 oz. dry gin
2 oz. lemon juice
1 teaspoon sugar syrup
Fill a highball glass with ice. Add gin, lemon juice and syrup. Top the glass of with soda water. Stir vigorously. A Collins is usually garnished with a lemon slice and a maraschino cherry.
40 ml. Bourbon
1 sugar cube
2 dashes Angostura bitters
1 dash soda water
Place sugar cube in an lowball glass with the bitters and soda water. Muddle the cube until it has dissolved. Top the glass off with ice and add the bourbon. An Old Fashioned is usually garnished with an orange slice, a lemon twist and a couple of maraschino cherries.
3 parts brandy
1 part white crème de menthe
In cocktail shaker combine brandy and crème de menthe. Strain into cocktail glass or over ice in a lowball glass.
50ml rye whiskey
20ml sweet red vermouth
1 dash Angostura bitter
Combine all ingredients and stir over ice. Strain into a cold cocktail glass. Often adorned with a maraschino cherry.
2 parts Scotch
1 part Drambuie
Fill a lowball glass with ice. Combine Scotch and Drambuie. Stir gently. Garnish with a twist of lemon.
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