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 has enjoyed many incarnations over the years but the original recipe was a very basic mix. This one comes from Jerry Tomas’ 1887 Bartenders Guide, in which he uses the anisette liqueur instead of sugar to sweeten the drink.

The Glass: Absinthe

The Ingredients:

  • 1fl oz absinthe
  • 2 dashes anisette
  • dash Angostura bitters
  • 2 fl oz water
  • ice cubes


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

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