Cocktails




10th place: cocktail "Mojito" was invented in the 1930s in Cuba. It is made of white rum, soda, lime, mint and brown sugar. First you need to carefully crush the mint, sugar and lime, then add crushed ice, rum and soda.


9th place: "Pina Colada" - the Puerto Rican invention. It is made from light rum, coconut liqueur and pineapple juice. Stuck terribly sweet, but, say, the Caribbean drink perfectly.


8th place: cocktail "Cosmopolitan" was invented in the 1920s French barmen prestigious hotels and resorts. A popular drink made its heroine Sarah Jessica Parker in the TV series "Sex and the City."


7th place: "Tequila Sunrise" is made of tequila and orange juice and grenadine - pomegranate syrup. It was he, settling on the bottom of the glass, it creates the effect of the rising sun.


6th place: Cocktail "Daiquiri" has become legendary thanks to Ernest Hemingway. Came up with him, however, an American mining engineer Jennings Cox. One day, cursing the Cuban heat, he mixed a rum and lime juice and filled with a mixture of ice cubes

5th place: for the authorship of a cocktail "Margarita" are fighting at least three people. Like all brilliant, "Margarita" is simple: it is tequila mixed with orange liqueur and lemon juice.

4th place: The inventor of the cocktail of James Bond, "Martika drei" unknown. But we know that for the first time began to prepare a cocktail at the beginning of the XX century in the famous hotel "Knickerbocker" in New York. Mix 10 ml of dry vermouth and gin 50 ml dry completely with dry ice.

3rd place: In 1893, during the celebration of the independence of Cuba, the US Army officer mixed rum "Bacardi", symbolizing the free spirit of Cuba, with Coca-Cola, the new beverage of America. The slogan of the day - "Long live free Cuba!" Will remain forever in the name of a cocktail «Cuba Libre».

2nd place: Homeland "Screwdrivers" - the US, the time of birth - Prohibition. Orange juice was the best way to hide the color and smell of vodka.

1st place: the world's most famous cocktail - "Bloody Mary." The author of "Bloody Mary" - an American bartender Pete Peta. He perfected a cocktail for many years. Now in the "Bloody Mary" is the lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce and sauce "Tabasco". And if instead of using vodka tequila, turns «Bloody Maria».

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