20 Cocktail Recipes Every Man Should Know How to Make

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20 Cocktail Recipes Every Man Should Know How to Make

From a classic martini to the perfect Manhattan, there are a few key drinks you need in your entertaining arsenal. And these recipes, from the book World’s Best Cocktails, are guaranteed to turn you into an amateur mixologist.

This recipe is taken from Harry Craddock’s 1930 Savoy Cocktail Book, where it caters for six people and bears the line: “So called because it will either cure Rattlesnake bite, or kill Rattlesnakes, or make you see them.”

The Glass: Martini or coupe

The Ingredients:

  • 2 fl oz rye whiskey
  • dash absinthe
  • 4 tsp lemon juice
  • 3 tsp egg white
  • 2 tsp sugar syrup
  • ice cubes


The Instructions: Shake all the ingredients briskly with ice and fine strain into a glass and serve.

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