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Classic Cocktail Recipes Every Woman Should Learn To Create

Knowing how to make cocktails is a skill that will carry you far in life. It allows you to whip up drinks when you have guests and will turn you into the life of the party at the same time. There are lots and lots of great cocktail recipes out there, but these classics are a must-know for any savvy woman who wants to be the best entertainer.

BLOODY MARY

Ingredients

Celery salt

1 Lemon wedge

1 Lime wedge

2 oz Premium Vodka

4 oz Tomato juice

2 dashes Tabasco Sauce

2 tsp Prepared horseradish

2 dashes Worcestershire sauce

1 pinch Celery salt

1 pinch Ground black pepper

1 pinch Smoked paprika

Read more here: http://www.liquor.com/recipes/classic-bloody-mary/#gs.g5FP5q8

(source and image: liquor)

COSMOPOLITAN

Ingredients

Ice cubes

1 1/2 fluid ounces lemon vodka

1 fluid ounce Cointreau

1 fluid ounce cranberry juice

2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lime juice

Long thin piece orange zest

Read more here: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/cosmopolitan-recipe.html

(source: food network/image: food please)

CLASSIC MARGARITA

Ingredients

2 ounces tequila made from 100 percent agave, preferably reposado or blanco

1 ounce Cointreau

1 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice

Salt for garnish

Read more here: http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/the-classic-margarita-238570

(source: epicurious/image: recipehubs)

MINT JULEP

Ingredients

3 fresh mint leaves

1 tablespoon Mint Simple Syrup

Crushed ice

1 1/2 to 2 tablespoons (1 ounce) bourbon

1 (4-inch) cocktail straw or coffee stirrer

1 fresh mint sprig

Powdered sugar (optional)

Read more here: http://www.myrecipes.com/m/recipe/classic-mint-julep-0

(source: my recipes/image: gpb)

DIRTY MARTINI

Ingredients

2 ounces gin (I prefer vodka)

1⁄2 ounce extra-dry vermouth

1⁄4 ounce olive juice

1 green olives

Read more here: http://www.food.com/recipe/dirty-martini-8730

(source: food/image: liquor)

OLD FASHIONED

Ingredients

1 oz. Bulleit™ Bourbon

0.25 oz. bitters

1 teaspoon sugar

1 splash water

1 lemon slice

1 maraschino cherry

1 orange slice

Read more here: https://www.bulleit.com/whiskey-drinks/frontier-old-fashioned/

(source: bulleit/image: jimbeam)

MOSCOW MULE

Ingredients

1 1/2 fluid ounces vodka

1/2 fluid ounce lime juice ice cubes

1/2 cup ginger beer

1 lime wedge for garnish

Read more here: http://allrecipes.com/recipe/221310/moscow-mule-cocktail/

(source: my recipes/image: icehills)

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