Give me the list of all classic cocktails and their ingredients.

Cocktail Colin says:

quote start
I have found a few classic cocktail options based on their popularity and traditional ingredients. Here are a few examples for classic cocktails: 1. A cocktail with Vodka, Olive Juice, and White Vermouth. 2. A cocktail with Gin and White Vermouth. 3. A cocktail with Orange Bitters, Red Vermouth, Dry Gin, and Maraschino Cherry Liqueur. 4. A cocktail with Vodka and White Vermouth. 5. A cocktail with Sugar, Angostura Bitters, and Bourbon. These cocktails are considered classic due to their long-standing popularity and timeless appeal. If you'd like to know more details about any specific cocktail, feel free to ask!
quote end
 Send this to a friend:

On this page

  • · · · · · ·   Answer
  • · · · · · ·   The cocktails
  • · · · · · ·   FAQ's


Cocktail type

You asked: List of all classic cocktails and their ingredients. 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

Vodka Gimlet

The Vodka Gimlet is a classic cocktail that has been around since the early 20th century. It is believed to...

Vodka (75ml), Lime juice (Teaspoon), Lemon Juice (Teaspoon), Lime Cordial (7.5ml), Sugar Syrup (Teaspoon)

5 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

Dirty Martini

The Dirty Martini is a classic cocktail that is known for its bold and briny flavor. Made with simple yet...

Vodka (60ml), Olive Juice (7.5ml), White vermouth (7.5ml)

3 ingredients
4.88 / 5

Dry Martini

The Dry Martini is a classic cocktail that has been enjoyed by cocktail enthusiasts for decades. Its origins can be...

Gin (60ml), White vermouth (10ml)

2 ingredients
4.78 / 5


Said to have emerged around 1860-1870, and is often touted as one of the world’s oldest gin cocktails.

Orange Bitters (2 dashes), Red vermouth (45ml), Dry gin (45ml), Maraschino cherry liqueur (1 teaspoon)

4 ingredients
4.74 / 5

Vodka Martini

The Vodka Martini is a classic and iconic cocktail that is known for its simplicity and sophistication. Originating in the...

Vodka (60ml), White vermouth (10ml)

2 ingredients
4.65 / 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

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


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

question icon image

What defines a classic cocktail?

A classic cocktail is defined by its long-standing popularity, traditional ingredients, and timeless appeal. These drinks have stood the test of time and are beloved by generations of cocktail enthusiasts.

question icon image

Why are classic cocktails still popular today?

Classic cocktails are popular due to their well-balanced flavors, historical significance, and the sense of nostalgia they evoke. They offer a tried-and-true option for both seasoned drinkers and newcomers.

question icon image

Can classic cocktails be easily modified?

Yes, classic cocktails can be modified to suit personal tastes. Ingredients can be tweaked or modernized without losing the essence of the original drink.

question icon image

What are some must-have ingredients for making classic cocktails?

Must-have ingredients for classic cocktails typically include high-quality spirits like gin, vodka, bourbon, and rum, as well as vermouth, bitters, sugar, and citrus juices.

question icon image

Is it necessary to use premium spirits in classic cocktails?

While premium spirits can enhance the quality of a cocktail, they are not always necessary. The balance of ingredients and proper mixing techniques are equally important in creating a great classic cocktail.

build your bar

Create a cocktail

Choose a theme and some ingredients, give us some description and we'll create an amazing cocktail for you.

Register as a Premium Make Me A Cocktail community member and get access to an even more powerful creator.

Start creating

Build your bar

Tell us what you have at home and we’ll find a delicious cocktail for you to make right now.

Register as a Make Me A Cocktail community member and we’ll save your ingredients list so you can come back to it at any time.

Create My Bar
build your bar