Cocktails You Can Make At Home

Now we are fully immersed in our quarantined lives, a little bit of cabin fever may be setting it. Know how to cure that? With cocktails. Check out these easy three-ingredient cocktails that take just a few ingredients and a few seconds to make. Delicious!

The Vesper

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  • 2 oz gin
  • .5 oz vodka
  • .25 oz Lillet Blonde
  • Garnish:¬†Lemon peel

Method:

Shake over ice and strain into a glass. Garnish with lemon peel.

 

White Russian

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  • 1.75 oz vodka
  • .75 oz coffee liqueur
  • 1 oz cream or whole milk

Method:

Fill an old fashioned glass with ice and add coffee liqueur and vodka. Float cream on top and stir.

 

Aperol Spritz

  • 3 oz Prosecco
  • 2 oz Aperol
  • 1 oz soda water
  • Garnish: Orange wedge

Method:

Build in a glass over ice, topping with soda water. Garnish with orange wedge.

 

Dark and Stormy

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  • 2 oz dark rum
  • 25 oz ginger beer
  • Angostura bitters
  • Garnish: Lime wedge

Method:

In a highball glass filled with ice, add rum and ginger beer. Add a few dashes of bitters and garnish with a lime wedge.

 

Negroni

  • 1 oz gin
  • 1 oz Campari
  • 1 oz sweet red vermouth

Method:

Stir into a glass over ice. Garnish with an orange peel.

 

Old Fashioned

  • 1.5 oz bourbon
  • 2-3 dashes Angostura bitters
  • 1 sugar cube
  • Garnish:¬†Orange slice
  • Garnish: Cocktail Cherry

Method: Place sugar cube in an Old Fashioned glass and soak with bitters. Muddle until dissolved, adding a few drops of water if necessary. Add a large cube of ice and bourbon. Garnish with orange slice and cherry.

 

Manhattan

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  • 2 oz rye whiskey
  • .75 oz sweet red vermouth
  • Angostura bitters
  • Garnish: Maraschino cherry

Method: Stir over ice and strain into a chilled glass. Garnish with cherry.

 

Moscow Mule

  • 1.5 oz vodka
  • 4 oz ginger beer
  • .25 oz lime juice
  • Garnish: Lime wedge

Method: Add vodka and ginger beer to copper mug filled with ice. Pour on lime juice, stir, and garnish with lime wedge.

 

 

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