Great Cocktails with Four Ingredients (or less)

 
 Photo: Lizzie Munro

Photo: Lizzie Munro

 
 

Recipe

1 1/2 ounce tequila blanco

3 ounces Topo Chico or sparkling water

Half a lime's juice

Ice

Directions: Add tequila, lime juice, and Topo Chico to a glass with ice and stir.

Garnish with a lime wedge.

 
 
 Photo: TipsyBartender

Photo: TipsyBartender

Recipe

2 ounces light rum

3/4 ounce lime juice

1/2 ounce grapefruit juice

1/2 ounce marashino liqueur

Directions: Combine ingredients in shaker with ice. Shake for 10 seconds. Strain into glass. 

Garnish with lime wheel.

 Photo: Unsplash

Photo: Unsplash

Recipe

2 1/4 ounces dry gin

3/4 ounce vermouth

2 dashes orange bitters

Lemon peel

Directions: Combine ingredients in glass with ice. Stir for 30 seconds. Strain into glass. Express lemon peel over the drink. Garnish with lemon peel.

 Photo: Daniel Krieger

Photo: Daniel Krieger

Recipe

2 ounces rye whiskey

1 ounce sweet vermouth

3 dashes angostura bitters

Cherry

Directions: Combine ingredients in glass with ice. Stir glass for 30 seconds. Strain into glass. 

Garnish with cherry.

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The Swanson

Recipe

3 ounces Lagavulin 16 year

Glass

Directions: Pour Lagavulin into glass.