Right from the popularity of cocktail drinks, parties featuring the beverage have been attracting the party animals across the globe. For them, it is hard to imagine any party without cocktail in it. This is the reason why people specially organize cocktail parties to relish on the enticing drink. Here in this article, we have compiled the top ten cocktails that are always on demand all over the world. These cocktails are usually the first preference of people, who want to serve themselves a drink. If you are planning to throw a cocktail party, you may choose any of the drinks, because it is definite that all the cocktails are true delight to the taste buds.
Top 10 Cocktails
Made with vodka and tomato juice, Bloody Mary is garnished with celery, carrot and flavorings such as Worcestershire sauce and Tabasco sauce. Lemon and salt are added to improve the taste further. Serve the drink in a lowball crystal glass. Do not forget to add ice cubes to the cocktail.
An enticing summer cocktail, Blue Lagoon can be prepared by mixing 1 ounce of vodka with the same quantity of blue curacao. The drink is garnished with cherry and lemonade and served in a highball glass filled with ice cubes. Lemonade is added in large quantities.
You can make the smooth, mouthwatering Brown Cow cocktail by mixing 1 ounce of Kahlua with 2 ounce of milk and ¼ cup of crushed ice, in a large cocktail shaker. The drink can be served in a rocks glass.
Based on vodka citron (lemon-flavored vodka), Cosmopolitan cocktail is made by blending vodka, Cointreau with cranberry juice. Sweetened lime juice or freshly squeezed lemon serves as the garnish for the beverage, which is also referred to as 'Cosmo'.
Dry Vodka Martini
The classic Dry Vodka Martini can be made by mixing vodka with vermouth, over ice. After stirring the mixture, strain it into a martini glass. You may garnish the drink with fresh olives. Dry vodka martini is the variation of the original martini, which is a blend of gin and vermouth.
Long Island Ice Tea
Served on a highball glass, Long Island Ice Tea cocktail is made by mixing equal parts of vodka, gin, tequila, rum and triple sec with ½ part of sour mix. A splash of cola adds to the enticing taste of the drink. You may replace the sour mix with a sweet one, which would slightly change the taste of the drink.
Margarita is one of the most popular cocktail, based on tequila. Triple sec and lime or lemon juice are added to the drink. The drink is often served on a broad-rim glass. Salt adds to the taste further.
Native to Cuba, Mojito cocktail is chiefly made with five ingredients that include white rum, sugar, lime, carbonated water and mint. It is a typical highball drink, garnished with refreshing citrus fruits such as lime and lemon and herbs like mint.
Pina Colada is a sweet, rum-based cocktail prepared by mixing light rum with pineapple and coconut cream. Pineapple wedge is used as the garnish for the drink. The garnish can be substituted with maraschino cherry. The cocktail has been given the status of the official beverage of Puerto Rico.
The attractive pink color of Singapore Sling makes it a popular choice among women. The cocktail is made by mixing gin, cherry brandy, pineapple juice, lemon juice, Cointreau, Dom Benedictine, Grenadine with a dash of Angostura Bitters. It is garnished with pineapple and cherry.