When you visit a special place such as a restaurant, cafe, and club, you will usually be offered a choice of drinks from non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages. In the cocktail category, there are two types such as cocktails are alcoholic mixed drinks, mocktail is a mixed drink resembling a cocktail but without alcohol. Such drinks are very suitable to be enjoyed during hot, relaxed weather and places with tropical weather such as the island like a restaurant in Bali. For those of you who want a fresh drink for parties, you can choose cocktails, but if you just want to taste cocktails without alcohol and feel relaxed you can choose mocktails. This drink is not only refreshing but also has an attractive taste with a luxurious appearance, usually, cocktails and mocktails will be served in a glass that has a unique shape. But for now, we will discuss cocktails, as well as the ingredients and manufacture of several types of cocktails.
Generally, cocktails have a mixture of two types of alcoholic drinks, namely spirit, and liquor, which has differences in color and taste and the alcohol content in them. Spirit is a pure, tasteless and smelly alcoholic drink and has an alcohol content of up to 30% or more. Liquor is an alcoholic beverage that has a mixture or which has been fermented, so it has a taste and resembles fruit and has a 15% alcohol content in it.
This is a cocktail that uses a spirit of light rum or gin, which has a sweet and fresh taste. Ways of making: prepare ingredients from sugar, lemon, sweet-sour, mint leaf, rum or gin, and soda. Prepare a shaker to mash sugar, mint and lemon leaves, pour ice, sweet-sour, rum or gin and shake with the ingredients above. Usually served using tulip or tumbler glasses
2. Bloody Marry
This is a cocktail with a vodka-type alcohol mixture, with a spicy and sweet taste that is red like blood. Ways of making: prepare ingredients like tomato juice, salt, tabasco, lea and perin, pepper and vodka. Prepare enough ice shaker and pour all ingredients except tomato juice, shake all ingredients and pour tomato juice. This bloody marry is commonly offered in fine dining restaurants. Usually served in tulips and colin glasses.
The freshness of apples can be enjoyed in the form of drinks or fresh fruit, the freshness of apples and sweet taste makes us more comfortable and calmer like enjoying the big apple cocktail while on vacation. Ingredient: vodka, apple juice, liquid sugar, cucumber and a few slices of apple. Prepare a shaker, pour all the ingredients with ice except the apple slices, beat until the sugar and ingredients are thoroughly mixed and pour into a glass and add the apple slices. Served in a martini and rock glass.
4. Long island
It is one of the cocktails that have many mixes of several spirits and liquors, with a sweet and refreshing taste. How to prepare: prepare ingredients like vodka, rum, gin, tequila, liquor, sweet-sour, soda or cranberry juice. Prepare a shaker and pour all the ingredients above with ice except soda, shake and pour in a glass and add soda or cranberry juice to taste. Usually served using tulip or tumbler glasses
5. Ginger Tonic
On the seashore enjoying a vacation with blue ocean views and melodious sound of the waves, it is very fitting to enjoy this fresh and relief ginger tonic cocktail. Ingredient: gin, sugar, lime juice, tonic water, and fresh ginger. Prepare a shaker and pour all the ingredients except tonic water and gin, shake until the sugar begins to dissolve and blend with the other ingredients then mix the gin. It was served in Collins and highball glasses.
It is a cocktail that has two types, namely white and dark depending on the mixture of alcohol and sugar used. How to make: prepare ingredients such as lime, brown sugar and use rum Mayer’s. Prepare a shaker and mash all the ingredients above except rum, pour rum and ice and shake.
This is one of the favorite cocktails for women because the cocktail blush has a fresh and delicious taste. Ingredient: vodka, watermelon juice, sparkling water or soda, and rosemary. Prepare a shaker and pour all the ingredients over with ice, shake until all the ingredients are mixed. It was served using a martini and champagne glass.
All of the ingredients and flavors of the cocktail above will have a slight the difference, depending on if you make it yourself and order it in fine restaurants, cafes, bars, and clubs. Because sometimes every different place has its own recipes and ways of making it, but they will always serve delicious and fresh cocktails, especially in well-known and quite popular restaurants which are visited by many visitors.