How to make refreshing cocktails

Even though it is winter time, why not create a summer mood with a little cocktail, or even practice making cocktail in order to impress your friends when the summer and „cocktail“ season is finally opened. For a good cocktail of the most important are: adequate glasses, ice, a lot of alcoholic and soft drinks, “shaker” and a little creativity. We present you the most famous cocktails and their recepies.

Martini: one of the most famous cocktails around the world.

Ingredients: 40 ml of gin, 20 ml of vermouth, two olives.

Preparation: Pour cooled gin in a shaker, then add vermouth. Shake in a shaker for 30 seconds, pour into a glass for martini, and add two green olives and a few ice cubes.


Ingredients: 30 ml vodka, 10 ml of triple sec liqueur (specialized liqueur cocktail of orange), 15 ml of cranberry or blueberry juice, 5 ml of lemon juice.

Preparation: Mix the ingredients; add ice, decor with a slice of lemon or a grain of blueberries.

Margarita: the most famous tequila based cocktail.

Ingredients: 40 ml of tequila, 30 ml lime juice, 14 ml of triple sec liqueur (liqueur orange). Preparation: Coat the rim of the glass with lemon juice, then dip the glass in salt. Mix all the ingredients with ice and strain into cocktail glass.

Pina colada: one of the most delicious cocktails.

Ingredients: 30 ml white rum, pineapple 150 ml, 25 ml of coconut liqueur, 10 ml cream. Preparation: Mix all ingredients very briefly and shake in a shaker, add ice and decorate with pineapple or cherries.

Sex on the Beach: cocktail with the most variation in the world.

Ingredients: 40 ml vodka, 20 ml peach liqueur, 60 ml pineapple juice, 60 ml orange juice. Preparation: Mix the ingredients in a shaker, pour over ice cubes in a glass, and decorate a slice of orange. You can slightly change the amount of ingredients you can or even omit something, depending on personal taste.

Mojito: some consider it even the best cocktails in the world.

Ingredients: 60 ml white rum, 1 teaspoon brown sugar, juice of half a lime, soda, mint leaves. Preparation: mixed all the ingredients thoroughly in a shaker and add crushed ice. Garnish of mint leaves and lime peel.