25 Cocktails Everyone Should Know in Melbourne Function VenueWe who like to mix drinks at home do it for many reasons: First, it's cheaper than drinking out. Second, it's fun to mix your own drinks at home. Third, it's even more fun to mix drinks for other people at home. Any self-respecting home bartender should have a mental Excel spreadsheet of favorite classic cocktail recipes.
OLD FASHIONED Function venue Melbourne, pool venue Melbourne Note that the original definition called for spirits of any kind. You can make a tasty Old Fashioned from whiskey, of course, but also from tequila, mezcal, brandy, rum, genever, and to a lesser extent, aquavit or gin.The origins of the word “cocktail” are lost to history, but the first definition we find in print comes from an 1806 newspaper from upstate New York. A cocktail is called “a stimulating liquor, composed of spirits of any kind, sugar, water, and bitters…” Function venue Melbourne, pool venue Melbourne – Over the course of the 19th century, the cocktail picked up a number of additions and refinements: liqueurs, fortified wines, various bits of garnish, […]
MANHATTAN -Function venue Melbourne, pool venue Melbourne If there were no other reason to include this drink on this list, I’d still put the Manhattan here for the best reason of all: your grandmother drinks them. Now, I’m pretty flexible on the Old Fashioned and the Martini. Mix an OF with mezcal or rhum agricole and I’ll shake your hand; shake up an ultra-dry martini, and I’ll drink it happily. But please, no weak bourbons in my Manhattan. Give me a bourbon with a muscular rye-heavy mashbill, or just give me rye to begin with. Mix it sweet or mix it perfect (half sweet vermouth, half dry), but don’t bother with a dry Manhattan, seriously. BROOKLYN – Function venue Melbourne, […]