Classic Cocktails

Classic cocktails are loved for their simplicity and flavors. Explore our top tips, recipe guidance, and other resources on classic cocktails and improve your knowledge of these exceptional serves.

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  • A Highball For Every Season

    A Highball Cocktail For Every Season

    Diageo Brand Ambassadors and bar professionals from around the world share their recipes and tips on creating delicious highballs all year round.

  • How to Serve Up the Perfect Margarita

    How to Serve Up the Perfect Margarita

    Choose the highest quality ingredients, master the art of the salt rim and discover blended, straight up or on the rocks recipes to wow your guest.

  • Stretching Out Classic Cocktails & Flavors

    Stretching Out Classic Cocktails & Flavors

    Cocktails are flexible and you can play with them to create unique tastes. Read on and learn how to give a fresh twist to classic cocktails.

  • Take Your Highball to the Next Level

    TAKE YOUR HIGHBALL TO THE NEXT LEVEL

    Josh Reynolds, Bar Director at The Point, shares his take on the classic Highball cocktail and a few essential tips to get the perfect serve each time.

  • The Margarita: A True Classic

    The Margarita: A True Classic

    The classic Margarita is one of the most popular cocktails in the world, remaining in the number one spot of the world’s most-ordered cocktails in recent years. There are many variations, but this is a cocktail you need to have on your menu.

  • The Mojito: A True Icon

    The Mojito: A True Icon

    The Mojito is a drink that has navigated the peaks and troughs of fads and trends for decades and has rightly earned its legendary status.

  • The Perfect Espresso Martini

    The Perfect Espresso Martini

    With a history that’s almost as rich as the drink itself, the Espresso Martini is a staple on any cocktail menu. Terry Cashman, London bartender and project manager at specialist drinks agency, Sweet & Chilli, reveals how to make the perfect Espresso Martini using his five golden rules.

  • Top Retro Cocktails That Are Still Popular Today

    Top Retro Cocktails That Are Still Popular Today

    Retro and classic cocktails have been making a comeback. Read on as bartender Kaitlyn Stewart shares four that win guests’ hearts.

  • Using Forgotten Cocktails To Make The Next Modern Classic

    Using Forgotten Cocktails To Make The Next Modern Classic

    Learn how to tap into the serves and mixology knowledge of the past to craft exceptional new drinks, with advice from Simon Aukett and Phil Ward.

  • Inspiring Stories About Famous Classic Cocktails

     Inspiring Stories About Classic Cocktails

    Every classic cocktail has a story. Learn about the history of the most famous drinks to charm your guests and offer them a better customer experience.

  • The Perfect Gin & Tonic

     The Perfect Gin & Tonic

    Tristan Stephenson provides his top tips for creating the perfect version of a bartender’s favorite drink, the gin & tonic.

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