How to Cocktail: Cosmopolitan, French 75 and Tom Collins
Posted on Mar 21, 2012
While cocktail fads come and go (anybody care for an Appletini?), a number of concoctions are enduringly popular and have an uncanny way of surviving from decade to decade.
Inspired by these all-time classics, for our next set of videos we got renowned bartender and Liquor.com advisory board member Simon Ford to fix a proper Tom Collins and a Cosmopolitan. Plus, we had acclaimed San Francisco mixologist Brooke Arthur demonstrate the preparation of a French 75.
Watch these three segments now and then get to mixing!
You’d have a hard time finding a drinker who hasn’t heard of this relatively modern creation, which combines vodka, orange liqueur, cranberry juice and fresh lime juice. Click here for the full recipe.
This refreshing citrusy and bubbly standard can be made with gin or, as Arthur shows in our short film, with complex cognac. Click here for the full recipe.
Prepare for spring by learning how to make this hot-weather staple. Fortunately, it calls for just four ingredients: gin, fresh lemon juice, club soda and a bit of simple syrup. Click here for the full recipe.