Black Russian

Black Russian is a classic, strong drink of coffee taste, made only two components. For its preparation you will need a vodka and coffee liqueur (e.g.. Kahlúa). The drink is prepared very quickly. It is best to serve it in a low glass with thick bottom (old-fashioned) with a few ice cubes.
Black Russian is on the official list of the International Association of Bartenders (The International Bartenders Association, abbreviated as IBA).
How do you make Black Russian?

Caipirinha – Brazilian drink recipe

Caipirinha is a drink originating from Brazil. Its main ingredients are Cachaça, which is a Brazilian alcoholic drink that is made from fermented sugarcane juice. Other ingredients include half a lime, sugar (white or brown) and lots of ice cubes. After preparation we get a cocktail that great combines sour taste of lime and sweet of sugar. The high content of ice makes the drink is great at hot summer days and evenings. It is worth mentioning that the recipe for a caipirinha is on the official list of cocktails IBA (International Bartenders Association).

Gin Fizz – a light drink with gin

Gin Fizz is a gin-based drink with a splash of freshly squeezed lemon or lime juice. The other ingredients are – sugar syrup and carbonated water. The drink is similar to another one – Tom Collins.
Its preparation is quick and easy. Gin Fizz is a light drink, in which the sour taste of citrus mingles with the taste of gin. It is best served with plenty of ice cubes in high-ball glass and a slice of lemon or lime.
There are several variations of Gin Fizz, where an egg is added to the drink (white, yolk or whole egg).
The recipe for Gin Fizz is on the official list of cocktails IBA (International Bartenders Association).

Mojito – recipe for the popular cocktail

Mojito is one of the most popular cocktails in the world and one of my favorites. Originally from Cuba and made ​​is based on white rum. Thanks to the large amount of mint and crushed ice it is a refreshing cocktail with a sweet-sour-mint flavor. How to make Mojito drink? There are a few recipes for it. One of them, you can find at the IBA Official Cocktails. Below one of them.

Cosmopolitan – drink from the popular TV series

Cosmopolitan is one of the most popular cocktails. Its popularity owes mainly television series “Sex and the City”, where character Carrie Bradshaw (played by actress Sarah Jessica Parker) and her friends often ordered this drink when they out. Recipe for Cosmopolitan drink can also be found on the official list of the IBA (International Bartenders Association). To preparation this cocktail you need: vodka citron (you can use ordinary), Cointreau liqueur (you can use triple sec liqueur), freshly squeezed lime juice and cranberry juice. Cocktail is best administered in a cocktail glass with a slice of lemon or orange peel.

White Lady – a classic cocktail with gin

White Lady is a classic gin-based cocktail. Name and appearance may suggest that it is gentle, but in reality it is quite strong drink. The recipe to this drink you can find on the official list of cocktails IBA (International Bartenders Association). For its preparation are also needed: triple sec liqueur and freshly squeezed lemon juice. This drink is best administered in a cocktail glass. Additionally, you can decorate it slice or peel of lemon.

Kamikaze – cocktail with lime juice

Kamikaze is another drink from IBA Official Cocktails list (IBA – International Bartenders Association). This drink is best administered in a cocktail glass. You can also pour into glasses, and drink as shots. Preparing the drink is very simple. It consists of three components: vodka, triple sec liqueur and freshly squeezed lime juice. You can garnish glass with quarter or slice of lime.

Margarita – a classic cocktail with tequila

Margarita is a popular drink that comes from Mexico. Who and when invented this cocktail is not known exactly. There are several sources that can be combined into one and say that it was created by a bartender for a woman, and named it after her name . Another source says that it was made to create a more civilized way to drink tequila (instead of licking the salt and bite of lime quarter).
Cocktail made ​​with tequila, cointreau (triple sec liqueur), and with freshly squeezed lime juice. It can be served in a cocktail glass or margarita glass. It is worth mentioning that the Margarita is on the official list of cocktails IBA (International Bartenders Association).

Cuba Libre recipe – classic cocktail

Cuba Libre in Spanish means free Cuba. Drink was founded around 1900 in Havana, Cuba, during the Spanish-American War and is today one of the most famous cocktails in the world. Recipe for a drink Cuba Libre is very simple and you can find it on the official list of cocktails IBA (International Bartenders Association). It consists of white rum, cola and lime juice.

Godfather – how to make a cocktail

Godfather is a drink that can be found on the official list of cocktails IBA (International Bartenders Association). According to some it was the favorite drink of the American actor Marlon Brando, who played the title role in the popular movie “The Godfather,” and hence it is named. Recipe for a drink is very simple. It consists of two components: Scotch whiskey and amaretto (an Italian liqueur made from a base of apricot pits or almonds with a red-amber color). Godfather cocktail should be served at old fashioned glass.