Perfect Cocktails for an awesome trip to Playa del Carmen
Those in the world of cocktails know that the World Class, the event that is promoted annually by Diageo, is the most important mixology competition worldwide.
ENJOY Travel & Tours conducted a study on consumer preferences regarding cocktails and explored different bars around the world such as those in Playa del Carmen, Costa del Sol and multiple cities in the United States and Canada.
“ENJOY surveyed the best bartenders and it’s amazing to see the rebirth of these important and timeless cocktails that increase the pace everywhere.”
Classic cocktails are very easy to prepare at home because they have few ingredients and mixing them is not complicated.
These are the 10 most famous cocktails in the world that you can try in Playa del Carmen and easily prepare at home:
Old fashioned – for your dinner!
Is the most popular drink in bars around the world, according to a survey of the best bartenders.
It is traditionally served in a short glass called ‘Old Fashioned’, hence the name.
Ingredients: 50 ml of whiskey
1 spoon of sugar
3 drops of Angostura
Bitter Orange peel
Pour the sugar into an old-fashioned glass and
add the 3 drops of Angostura Bitter.
Then add ice and pour the whiskey.
Mix in “stir” mode until the sugar is dissolved and perfumed with the orange peel.
Decorate with the same orange.
Negroni – Dinner
A classic cocktail that has withstood the test of time. There are innumerable variations, but when they run perfectly in any bar in the world, they always know exactly how you want them.
Ice 30 milliliters of Geneva
30 milliliters of sweet Vermouth
30 milliliters of Campari
1 slice of orange
Pour the ice, the Geneva, the Vermouth and the Campari into a glass, and stir with a dancer.
Strain into the cocktail glass and decorate with a slice of orange.
Whiskey Sour – Nice afternoon!
45 milliliters of whiskey
30 milliliters of lemon juice
2 teaspoons of sugar lemon peel
Place all the ingredients in a shaker and shake for 10 seconds.
In a glass with ice, place a strainer and serve the cocktail. Decorate with orange peel.
1/2 cup of Tequila
3/4 cup orange liqueur
1/2 cup of lemon juice
1 green lemon cut into thin slices
2 tablespoons of sugar
salt to frost ice Take a quarter of a lemon and pass its juice around the circumference of the glass and then frost it with salt.
In a blender mix the ice, the tequila, the orange liqueur, the lemon juice and the sugar.
It’s hard to believe, but there was a time when vodka was not – as it is now – a popular drink in the United States.
But it was in the 1940s when the ideas of the owner of a bar in Los Angeles met with those of a ginger beer producer and a distillate distributor, and the result was the invention of today very, very well known cocktail, the Moscow Mule.
1/4 cup of vodka
1 tablespoon of lemon juice
1/2 cup of ginger
beer 1 quart of yellow or Italian lemon
Fill the glass of ice, add the vodka, the lemon juice, then the beer or ginger ale and mix with a mixing spoon.
Decorate with a quarter of a yellow lemon.
50 milliliters of Ketel One vodka
25 milliliters of espresso
15 milliliters of syrup
Shake all the ingredients and strain them into a cold martini glass.
45 milliliters of Rum
30 milliliters of lemon juice
15 milliliters of syrup lemon peel
Mix the ice, rum, lemon juice and syrup in a shaker and shake well.
Strain into the cocktail glass and decorate with the lime crust.
Ingredients: 1 oz of Vermouth 4 oz of Geneva lemon peel ice In a shaker add the vermouth and gin along with the ice, stir with a dancer.
In a martini-type cup previously cooled with ice cubes, pour the dry martini and decorate with a lemon peel.
This drink is from before the invention of soft drinks and in this case, it is suggested to use Old Tom Gin, as it provides more flavor.
60 milliliters of gin
30 milliliters of lemon juice 1 teaspoon of sugar soda (carbonated water, siphon or soda) slices of lemon and mint to decorate In a mixing glass add the gin, lemon juice, a teaspoon of sugar and mix with a dancer.
Serve in a tall glass with ice cubes and fill with carbonated water.
Garnish with slices of lemon and mint.
A classic New York drink with whiskey and vermouth.
2 ounces of whiskey
1 oz red vermouth
1 cup of ice
2 maraschino cherries Place all ingredients in a mixing glass with ice and shake well.
Serve in a previously cooled martini glass and decorate with maraschino cherry.
Cocktails in Playa del Carmen