Rob Roy cocktail is an IBA Official Cocktail made up of whisky and vermouth. It was created by a bartender at Waldorf Hotel in New York City during the introduction of the Dewar’s Scotch Whisky in the United States.
This mixed drink has similar qualities of a Manhattan cocktail except that the Rob Roy uses vermouth instead of rye. This drink also has sweet, dry and perfect version. The standard version of Rob Roy is made of sweet vermouth, thus there is no need to indicate if you need a sweet Rob Roy; Read more
The Negroni cocktail is an International Bartenders Association (IBA) Official Cocktail, and it is an aperitif drink – a drink served before a meal to stimulate the appetite. This cocktail is made up of gin, vermouth and bitters. This cocktail was reportedly invented in 1919 at Florence, Italy by Count Camillo Negroni when he asked the bartender to strengthen his usual cocktail (Americano cocktail) by replacing soda with gin.
The Dry Manhattan cocktail is a variation of the classic drink Manhattan. It uses dry vermouth instead of sweet vermouth and uses a twist as its garnish. This drink was popularized by Frank Sinatra and the Rat Pack. Read more
The Gibson cocktail has the same similarity of the popular mixed drink, Martini, except for the garnish. Gibson is made of gin, vermouth, and garnished with pickled onion. Read more
The Bronx cocktail was listed in “The World’s 10 Most Famoust Cocktails in 1934.” It ranked number 3 among the list, behind Martini and Manhattan. This cocktail is a variation of the Martini with orange juice added into its ingredients. Read more
Metropole was the house cocktail at the Metropole Hotel, opened in New York at the end of the 19th century. It is a stronger and spicier version of the Metropolitan cocktail.
Martini is one of the most widely known cocktails.
Manhattan is one of the finest and oldest cocktails. It is also the first cocktail that used vermouth as a modifier. Read more
The Bronx cocktail was supposedly invented by Johnnie Solon of the Waldorf-Astoria bar in Manhattan.
Americano was first served in creator Gaspare Campari’s bar, Cafe Campari, in the 1860s.