Top 5 Cocktails You Must Try

We love trying new, innovative cocktails, but there’s something about these 5 classics that keep us finding ourselves ordering them night after night at our favourite cocktail bars.

Wherever it’s a night in with friends or a night out, any of these five cocktails will serve you well.

1. Espresso Martini

For the coffee lover. This smooth, creamy cocktail will quench your caffeine craving with its perfect combination of vodka and coffee.

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ shots of vodka
  • 1 shot of Espresso coffee
  • ¾ shot of coffee liquer
  • 1 pinch of salt

2. Pornstar Martini

Second on the list is this sweet, tangy passion fruit and vanilla combination. Accompanied by a shot of sparkling wine, it is every girl's best friend (and every man’s guilty pleasure).

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ ounces of vanilla-flavoured vodka
  • ½ ounce Passion fruit liqueur (Passoã)
  • 2 ounces of passion fruit puree
  • Half a passion fruit to top

3. Mojito

Minty and refreshing, a real thirst quencher for a hot summer's day.

Ingredients:

  • 1 lime for juice
  • 1 tsp granulated sugar
  • Handful of mint leaves
  • 60ml white rum
  • Soda water

4. Pina Colada

A sweet, thick, and creamy drink that will leave you satisfied and wanting another. Perfect if you like getting drunk in the rain.

Ingredients:

  • 120ml pineapple juice
  • 60ml white rum
  • 60ml coconut cream
  • Pineapple slice to top

5. Long Island Iced Tea

Served in a highball glass, this drink contains more spirits than most but tastes as if it contains next to none.

Ingredients:

  • 1 shot of vanilla vodka
  • 1 shot of dry gin
  • 1 shot of tequila
  • 1 shot of rum
  • 1 shot of triple sec
  • 2 shots of fresh lime juice
  • Ice
  • 500ml of coke
  • A couple of lime wedges

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