American Cocktail Drink Recipes

Snippets from author Robert Plotkin's book "The Original Guide to American Cocktails and Drinks."

Mojito, Wayward Wind

bucket glass | build in glass

  • 1 oz. fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 oz. Rose's lime juice
  • 2 lime wedges
  • 2 to 3 dashes Angostura Bitters
  • 4 mint leaves
  • 1-1/2 tbsp. brown sugar
  • 2 oz. Rum
  • 2-3 splashes club soda
  • lime wedge & mint sprig garnish
  • muddle contents & add ice

Orange Julius

presentation shot glass
chilled | build in glass

  • 1/4 fill vodka
  • 1/4 fill amaretto liqueur
  • 1/4 fill orange juice
  • 1/4 fill draft beer

White Russian Premium

brandy snifter, ice | build in glass

  • 1-1/2 oz. Stolichnaya Vodka
  • 3/4 oz. Tia Maria
  • 3/4 oz. Baileys Irish Cream

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