Classic Cocktails


Ease into skepticism with some tried and true cocktails with a curious twist or two!


Gin Recipes

-Tom Collins-

  • 2 oz (4 tbsp) Skeptic Gin
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • chilled club soda
  • Garnish: slice of lemon or orange, maraschino cherry.

Mix lemon juice and sugar in a chilled collins glass. Add ice cubes and Skeptic gin. Top with soda and stir. Garnish with lemon or orange slice and cherry.

-Perfect Martini-

  • 1 1/2 oz Skeptic Gin
  • 1/2 oz sweet vermouth
  • 1/2 oz dry vermouth
  • Garnish: twist of orange peel or an olive.

Stir liquid ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass, the rim of which has been rubbed with the cut edge of the orange peel. Garnish with orange peel or olive.

-Hawaiian Cocktail-

  • 2 oz (4 tbsp) Skeptic Gin
  • 1/2 oz (1 tbsp) Cointreau or Triple sec
  • 1/2 oz (1 tbsp) pineapple juice

Shake ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

-Mint Collins-

  • 2 oz (4 tbsp) Skeptic Gin
  • 5 sprigs of fresh mint, juice of 1/2 lemon,
  • 1 tsp sugar, chilled club soda
  • Garnish: slice of lemon

In a chilled Collins glass crush 4 mint leaves in the gin, add lemon, and sugar. Add ice cubes and top with soda. Garnish with the remaining mint and lemon slice.

-Skeptic Special-

  • 2 oz (4 tbsp) Skeptic Gin
  • 4 oz (8 tbsp) grapefruit juice.

Salt-rim a chilled collins or highball glass. Pour ingredients over ice cubes and stir.

-Skeptic Gin & Sin-

  • 1 oz Skeptic Gin
  • 1 oz orange juice
  • 1 oz lemon juice
  • 1 dash grenadine.

Shake ingredients with ice and shake into a chilled cocktail glass.

Vodka Recipes

-Dirty Martini-

  • 2 1/2 oz of Skeptic Vodka
  • 1/2 oz of olive juice
  • Garnish: 2 olives.

Combine liquid ingredients with ice and stir until chilled. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with olives.

-Curious Cosmopolitan-

  • 2 oz Skeptic Vodka
  • 1 tsp of Cointreau or Triple Sec
  • 2 tsp lime juice
  • 1 oz cranberry juice
  • Garnish: slice of lime or twist of lemon.

combine liquid ingredients with ice and stir until chilled. Strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with lime slice or twist of lemon.

-Watermelon Cooler-

  • 2 oz of Skeptic Vodka
  • 1/2 cup diced watermelon (seeds removed)
  • 2-3 dashes grenadine
  • 1/2 cup crushed ice
  • Garnish: slice of lime or sprig of fresh mint.

Put first four ingredients into a blender and blend at low speed until smooth. Pour into a chilled collins glass and garnish with lime or mint.



Whiskey Recipes

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