Best Classic Cocktails

Our Top Must-Try Classic Cocktail Recipes

When it comes to mixing spirits, following a classic cocktail recipe is your best bet for a delicious libation. Sophisticated and sweet, salty and sour, complex and cool — the best mixed drinks are all about balance.

On GAYOT's list of the Best Classic Cocktails you'll find carefully crafted recipes that have stood the test of time. Each recipe makes one cocktail, but you can always double, triple or quadruple it for friends! Read on to learn how to mix these drinks at home.

Want even more drink recipes to impress your guests? Take a look at our Best Craft Cocktail Recipes for a list of the most sophisticated sips.