The Playbook For The Modern Man

Cocktails

Despite their connotations, cocktails are just as much for magnificent bastards as they are for the ladies. Whether you're a fan of the classic Old Fashioned or fancy something more modern such as James Bond's Vesper Martini, we've got the guides you need to make the very best.

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Cocktails, as we know them today, have been around since the early 1800s, with the very first definition of what constitutes one essentially describing an Old Fashioned.

In the couple of hundred years since their inception, definitions have changed and bartenders have experimented with various spirits, mixers and all manner of other ingredients to not only help the industry flourish but to help it evolve.

Not only is what goes into a cocktail an important factor but the glassware used and the garnish they’re served with need to be considered too. What may seem like a simple drink to you is a practice of art for a bartender.

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