The Sidecar Cocktail Recipe

Posted in Bourbon on March 7, 2014

Sidecar Cocktail

The Sidecar is a classic cocktail that you should try at least once. It belongs to the Sour cocktails family and it used to be very popular. However, its exact history is a matter of debate in the world of mixology. David Embury, who wrote “The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks”, claims that the drink Read More »

The Sazerac Cocktail Recipe

Posted in Bourbon on March 7, 2014


The Sazerac cocktail is something that really stands out of the crowd. It has a fascinating history and it is believed to be the first cocktail ever made. This is a matter of dispute in the world of mixology, but the Sazerac still remains a classic and fascinating drink. Nowadays it is rarely found outside Read More »

The Mint Julep Recipe

Posted in Bourbon on March 4, 2014

mint julep

The Mint Julep is a very old cocktail believed to have originated in the southern parts of the United States in the 18th century. The first written reference about it appeared in 1803. It was described then as an alcoholic drink with a minty flavor which was consumed in the morning. However, at that time Read More »

The Manhattan Cocktail Recipe

Posted in Bourbon on March 3, 2014

Rob Roy Cocktail

The Manhattan is one of the oldest classic cocktails. It is basically a combination between whiskey, vermouth and bitters and it is believed to be among the first cocktails which were using vermouth. Traditionally, this cocktail was prepared with rye whiskey. However, the recipe was changed during the prohibition era because only Canadian whiskey was Read More »

The John Collins Recipe

Posted in Bourbon on March 2, 2014

john collins

The John Collins cocktail is believed to have been invented in 1860s by a head waiter in London with the same name. Nowadays there are numerous cocktails in the Collins family and the most famous one is Tom Collins. However, the history of the John Collins and the Tom Collins mix together and no one Read More »

The Irish Coffee Recipe

Posted in Bourbon on March 2, 2014

irish coffee

The original Irish Coffee traditionally contains black coffee, sugar, whiskey and cream. However, nowadays numerous variations from this recipe exist and are served under the same name. Irish coffee was invented in the 40s by someone who wasn’t even a bartender. The name of the inventor is Joe Sheridan and he was the chief of Read More »