The Cuba Libre is a bright, delicious island drink with a great origin story that more than likely was completely made up, but still hasn’t been enough to get the Cuba Libre out from under the shadows of its simple-minded cousin the Rum and Coke.
The Boulevardier Cocktail is one of those classic cocktails that everyone should drink on a regular basis. A combination of rye whiskey, Campari, and sweet vermouth the Boulevardier is what you’d get if a Negroni and a Manhattan had a baby cocktail.
The Perfect Manhattan cocktail gets its name from the equal amounts of sweet and dry vermouth in it. It’s also no surprise that a drink recipe named after Manhattan would have a variation that calls itself perfect.
Having a good sour mix on hand is an easy way to make dozens of interesting cocktails. To make a great homemade sour all you need is this recipe, a few lemons, some sugar, a little water, and the ability to stir.