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.

Just as the origins of the spirit itself divide opinion, this cocktail divides Peru and Chile and both claim ownership. The Peruvians argue its inventor was American Victor Morris at his eponymous bar in Lima in 1920, while Chileans claim its invention goes back to 1884 and an English sailor called Elliot Stubb, who replaced whiskey with pisco in his sour.

The Glass: Sour, wine glass, or rocks

The Ingredients:

  • 2 fl oz pisco
  • dash Angostura bitters
  • 1 fl oz lemon juice
  • 4½ tsp sugar syrup
  • 1 egg white
  • ice cubes


The Instructions: Shake all the ingredients hard with ice and strain into a glass over fresh ice.

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