How To Make 30 Classic Cocktails: An Illustrated Guide

Since Tales of the Cocktail is an annual summer gathering of bartenders and drinks professionals (and, ahem, professional drinkers) in New Orleans, we thought it would be a good idea to drop this handy guide for making some of our favorite cocktails. Here, you'll find the classics: manhattan, gin and tonic, martini, bloody mary, and the margarita. 

But why not dress to impress so to speak, and kick up your cocktail prowess by making the boulevardier, corpse reviver #2 (yes, that's what it's called), white russian, and the legendary sazerac (which was invented in ... drum roll please ... New Orleans). 

Classic cocktails


Illustration by Mike Houston.