Dressed to the nines? It’s time to lift up your spirits. Grab a cocktail & get the party started. The modern cocktail scene is filled with contemporary flavors and innovative looks, but there are evergreen favorites that have whetted the palates of generations of cocktail lovers. What about some signature cocktails for your next pool party? Whip up a few age-old classy cocktails to add a dash of class to your party.So, tipping our hat to the drink of the season, here are some elegant & classy cocktails to serve at your next pool party.
The Greta GarboGreta Garbo was a Swedish-born actress who rose to fame during the era of silent films. But this cocktail packs a loud punch! Want to try? Add a splash of maraschino liqueur, lime juice, and a pinch of sugar to light rum, & shake well with ice. Serve in a martini glass.The Charlie ChaplinWant to balance between the sweet and tart? Try the Charlie Chaplin, a drink which was one of the classic cocktail of the Waldorf-Astoria . The equal mix of lime, apricot brandy, and sloe gin is documented in A.S. Crockett’s “The Old Waldorf-Astoria Bar Book”. Some call it the perfect gentleman’s mix.
Serve it in margarita glasses.The Red CarpetServed at the New York restaurant Daniel to celebrate the Academy Awards, The Red Carpet is made with smooth vodka, Campari & Pomegranate. In New York, the bartenders finish the drink by sprinkling bitters on its foamy top in the shape of an Oscar stattue.
What if I say it was topped with a gold-dipped red carpet tuile on the side? Oscar night is coming up. What a great way to celebrate!Blueberry Lavender Vodka SpritzerThis dazzling drink has got the simplicity of a pool party and the sophistication of ahigh tea. Whipped up with blueberry-lavender syrup, lime juice & vodka, thisrefreshing soda spritzer is an easy cocktail that everyone will enjoy.The Last WordThis old timer has equal parts of gin, chartreuse, maraschino liqueur, and fresh limejuice. Want to serve several drinkers at once? Mix up a triple or quadruple batch.Carthusian SazeracReady to roll with the whiskey cocktails? Then Sazerac is your go-to drink. Originally made with Cognac, the Carthusian Sazerac is now rye, chartreuse, and syrup over ice in a glass.
This charming drink is traditionally topped off with bitters and garnished with a lemon twist.Classic French 75An old favorite in the cocktail scene, the French 75 dates to World War I. The earlyform was created in 1915 at the New York Bar in Paris. The Cocktail 75, also called Soixante Quinze (Seventy-Five), is made with gin, Champagne, lemon juice andsugar.There are many accompaniments to any cocktail, but the best are always good company and a great view. Phoenix Kessaku offers both. It is the coming together of diverse perspectives in a beautiful balance.
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