When it comes to making cocktails, there’s only a few dozen named beverages that are considered to be the best mixed drinks. These are pretty much the only ones that people will order from you. Sure, you can spend months learning thousands of recipes from books and classes. However in the end, if you know these, you’re pretty much able to satisfy 95% of your customers.
Types of Alcoholic Drinks
All drinks start with a base alcohol; whiskey, vodka, tequila, rum, or gin. From there, you can add other alcohols or mixes. Lastly, depending on your establishment, the drink may be garnished. Some rinks include multiple types of alcohol, and many different methods of making them.
Our Best Mixed Drinks List
Below you can find a list of the most popular drink recipes that our clients have asked for. If you click on their links, you’ll be taken to pages with the measurements of each ingredient, as well as written and video instruction on how to make them. Note: The best mixed drinks below may be updated a little slowly over the next month or two. We promise that we’ll each and every one of these online for you soon! As we flesh out this page, the below drinks will be broken down into the main ingredients that are used to make them. If you don’t see the drink that you’re looking for, send us a message! We’ll try to get it added to the list within the next few days. – jason (at symbol) bartendingbasics (dot thing) net
Popular Mixed Drinks
Long Island Ice Tea
Red Headed Slut
Sex On The Beach