Show me all cocktails that you have tagged as 'classic'.

Cocktail Colin says:

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I would suggest the following cocktails based on their classic and traditional nature: 1. COCKTAIL ID: 6809 - Old Fashioned 2. COCKTAIL ID: 6998 - Kola Old Fashioned 3. COCKTAIL ID: 7294 - Mr Manhattan 4. COCKTAIL ID: 7855 - Oaxaca Old Fashioned
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You asked: Classic cocktails. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.

The Perfect Martini

The Perfect Martini is a sophisticated twist on the classic martini that balances the botanical notes of gin with the...

Gin (75ml), Red vermouth (10ml), Olive Juice (10ml)

3 ingredients
4.9 / 5

Martini Perfect

The Martini Perfect is a classic cocktail known for its refined and sophisticated flavors. It is a variation of the...

Dry gin (45ml), White vermouth (22.5ml), Red vermouth (22.5ml), Angostura Bitters (Dash)

4 ingredients
4.9 / 5

Manhattan Sweet

The Manhattan Sweet is a classic cocktail that originated in the late 1800s in New York City. This sophisticated drink...

Red vermouth (30ml), Angostura Bitters (Dash), Bourbon (60ml)

3 ingredients
4.9 / 5

Perfect Manhattan

Slight variation on the typical Manhattan recipe. Rather than just sweet vermouth, there is an equal amount of dry vermouth.

Angostura Bitters (3-4 dash), Red vermouth (7.5ml), Rye Whiskey (45ml), White vermouth (7.5ml)

4 ingredients
4.8 / 5

Old Fashioned

The Old Fashioned is a classic cocktail with a rich history and a bold, complex flavor profile. Originating in the...

Sugar (1 cube), Angostura Bitters (Few dashes), Bourbon (45ml)

3 ingredients
4.54 / 5

Kola Old Fashioned

Created by Christina Schneider at the nhow Hotel in Berlin.

Cola (10ml), Tequila Añejo (60ml), Chocolate bitters (Dash)

3 ingredients
4.41 / 5

Mr Manhattan

Featured and made famous by Sex and the City 2, this is a simple yet elegant drink.

Cola (22.5 ml), Bourbon (15ml), Cherry vodka (60ml)

3 ingredients
4.23 / 5

The Classic

The Classic is a refined cocktail that embodies a harmonious blend of warmth and citrus. It is predominantly based on...

Brandy (60ml), Lemon Juice (15ml), Sugar (Teaspoon), Maraschino cherry liqueur (15ml), Lemon (Wedge)

5 ingredients
3.88 / 5

Oaxaca Old Fashioned

The New York bar Mayahuel has introduced countless drinkers to the joys of agave spirits, and this Mexican-accented riff on...

Mezcal (15ml), Agave syrup (7.5ml), Tequila Reposado (45ml), Chocolate bitters (Dash)

4 ingredients
3.7 / 5


We've collated some quick fire Q&A's on the question to help you find exactly what you're looking for.

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What makes a cocktail a classic?

Classic cocktails are typically well-established drinks that have stood the test of time due to their balanced flavors and widespread popularity. They often use traditional ingredients and simple recipes.

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Why are Old Fashioned cocktails considered classic?

Old Fashioned cocktails are considered classic because they date back to the early 19th century and use fundamental ingredients like sugar, bitters, and whiskey, which make them timeless.

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Are classic cocktails difficult to make?

Classic cocktails are generally not difficult to make. They often use simple, readily available ingredients and straightforward techniques, which make them accessible to both novice and experienced bartenders.

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What are some essential ingredients in classic cocktails?

Essential ingredients in classic cocktails include spirits like whiskey, gin, rum, bitters, sugar, and fresh citrus juices. These ingredients form the basis of many time-honored drinks.

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Can classic cocktails be customized?

Yes, classic cocktails can be customized by adjusting the ratios of ingredients or adding new flavors. However, it's important to preserve the drink’s original elements to maintain its classic appeal.

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