Cocktails have always been considered to be a work of art. Bartenders take out immense time to craft out potent libations that are complex. Today’s modernization cannot simply catch the classics and here is why we listed down a few timeless classics you need to pour down to reminisce the bygone days.
The Gin Rickey
This is one of the biggest claim-to-fame timeless classics and gets a huge worthy mention in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby. This drink has its name rooted down back to after Colonel “Joe” Rickey who was infamously held responsible to entertain his elected officials in the cocktail lounges. The recipe is nothing but a sublime and refreshing mixture of gin, lime juice, and club soda.
Classic Tom Collins
This is a classic pick made just out of lemon, soda water, and sugar. This cocktail derives its name from a classic prank from the 1800s. This was a prank about finding Tom Collins who did not have any existence. Witty bartenders would utilize this highly spread rumor to name their cocktail Tom Collins and anybody coming to the bar asking about him would have unknowingly ordered the same.
This is a classic delicious we are not ready to spare. This is an old-timey combo of brandy, lemon juice, and triple sec and it is nothing but dangerous. Having originated in the 1920s in Paris, it is an impossibly murky and stylish drink now.
A good Manhattan is considered now to be a benchmark based on which every other cocktail is judged. This is a classy and pre-prohibition drink combining bourbon, sweet vermouth, and bitters. Rumors are rotated that this classic was specifically prepared for Winston Churchill’s mother.
Negroni is an acquired taste and not for the fainted-hearted drinkers. This has a bitter combination of gin, Campari, and vermouth Russo and its creation head back to Bar Casoni in Florence having ordered by a man named Count Camillo Negroni. This is a perfect drink for you to score cool points.
This is Don Draper’s poison of choice and it surely is yours too. This is the manliest cocktail ever and has sugar, bitters, and whiskey combined to their best.
Mad Hatter Pub Bar is known to host some of the timeless cocktails for you to not miss out on these ageless beauties and enjoy.