We all love to relax and enjoy a good cocktail from time to time and here we list a number of cocktails we recommend as some of the best to try out. A picture, a basic description and the ingredients is all you need to know when deciding which one suits you best…
The White Russian
A very sweet and tasty drink that originates from the Black Russian cocktail, this one is renowned as one of the top cocktails and contains vodka (vanilla, preferably), Kahlua liqueur and light cream.
Sex On The Beach
A Screwdriver with a twist, this cocktail may come in many variants and generally contains vodka, Peach Schnapps, cranberry juice, orange juice, cherries and an orange or pineapple slice.
Another one of the best to try out, this drink, similar to a mojito, contains bourbon whiskey, bitters, mint, lime juice, sugar, club soda, white sugar, lime cordial and ice cubes or crushed ice.
Death in the Afternoon
Invented by Ernest Hemingway, this is a simple to make drink but one that has a good kick to it; it only contains Absinthe and champagne, sometimes in equal measures.
Named for the way it looks, this cocktail is a seamless blend of tangy orange and sweet cherry flavour and contains tequila (white or gold), orange juice, grenadine, cherry and a lemon, orange or mango slice.
The Mai Tai tropical beverage is perfect for any occasion and contains light rum, dark rum, triple sec, pineapple juice, orange juice, sweet and sour mix, grenadine, lime juice and a cherry and slice of pineapple or other fruit.
A Martini that stimulates the appetite a little more, this Italian cocktail comes with a good kick to it and is a tasty cocktail that contains Campari, sweet vermouth, gin and a twist of lemon.
Developed sometime before 1915 this great cocktail is the Orient’s most famous cocktail and contains gin, lemon juice, pineapple juice, cherry brandy, bitters and grenadine.
Known to be very refreshing, this drink is just delicious and contains light rum, Blue Curacao liqueur, pineapple juice, cream of coconut liqueur, a cherry and slice of pineapple.
Sloe Gin Fizz
Forget simple the gin and tonic most people order, this hidden cocktail treasure is one of the best gin-based drinks you can get and it contains Sloe Gin, lemon juice, ice and club soda.
Said to have a kick that felt like being shelled with the powerful French 75mm howitzer artillery piece (hence the name), this tasty cocktail contains gin, champagne, lemon, orange and maraschino cherry.
To some it’s known as the oldest American original cocktail, the Sazerac will leave you a little more “cheerful” than the rest on this list and it contains Absinthe, rye whiskey, Grand Marnier liqueur, Peychaud and Angostora bitters.