French 75

1 1/2 oz. gin 3/4 oz. lemon juice 1/2 oz. simple syrup Dry champagne Shake (sans champagne) with ice, strain into a flute. Top with champagne and garnish with a lemon twist. Named after this.

Maple Bourbon Smash

2 oz. bourbon 1 oz. lemon juice 1 oz. maple syrup Shake and strain into an old-fashioned glass with a single large ice cube, garnish with lemon peel.


1 1/2 oz. gin 1/2 oz. maraschino 1/2 oz. lemon juice 1/4 oz. creme de violette Shake and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Without the creme de violette, it's a Casino.

Vesper On the off change it's taken down, here's what Cmdr. Bond asks the barman for: One measure of vodka Three measures of Gordon's half a measure of Kina Lillet Shake over ice, add a thin slice of lemon...


2 oz. rye 1/4 oz. simple syrup 3 dashes Peychaud's Bitters 1 dash Angostura bitters Absinthe Coat the interior of a rocks or coupe glass with absinthe (swirl around about a barspoon's worth). Stir together the whisky, simple syrup and bitters in...