While we’re all staying at home in an attempt to keep ourselves, and those around us, protected from the ongoing pandemic COVID-19, we might as well make the most of our time at home.
This should include taking out the time to read, to exercise, to meditate and…to make world-famous drinks at home!
You can make world-famous drinks at home using just the essentials that you can either already find at home, or can easily find at your local store even during these trying times.
The world is a tough space to be in right now. While it is important to be thankful for all that we’re protected from, it is also important to lighten things up a bit every once in a while.
This list is going to help you do just that.
As the name suggests, this world-famous classic cocktail is said to have originated at the elite Manhattan Club back in the day.
Today, everyone knows what a Manhattan should taste like.
To make this world-famous drink at home, just follow these easy steps to make yourself feel like you’re at one of the most high-end locations in New York.
American rye whiskey (you can also use bourbon)
Dashes of Angostura bitters
Lemon peel twist
Take a cold cocktail glass and mix 5 ounces of sweet vermouth to 2 ounces of rye (or bourbon).
Add 2 dashes of Angostura bitters. Put 3 ice cubes in, and stir.
Use the lemon peel twist to garnish your drink.
And there you have it – the classic, world-famous Manhattan right in the comfort of your home.
When it comes to the best liquors, Paris is most famous for its wines.
As true as that may be, Paris is home to some of the best bars in the world, with world-famous drinks like The Black Rose, amongst others.
Make this world-famous drink at home following these easy instructions and experience Paris sitting at home.
Don’t let the delicate pink color fool you, this one may strike hard.
Take a short glass, put some ice in it and strain 1 ounce of Blackberry Syrup, 1 teaspoon Blackberry Syrup, and 2 ounces of French Vermouth into it.
Use the blackberries as garnish, and you have your Parisian experience all set for yourself!
California is famous for lots of one-of-a-kind drinks that have become popular worldwide.
To find out whether it’s the mix that makes these drinks famous, or simply their appearance, make this world-famous drink at home to give your taste buds a trip to California, and back.
2 and a half ounces of bourbon whiskey
4-6 leaves of mint
2 cubes of sugar
Take a glass of your choice (preferred : julep cup), put 3-4 leaves of mint and the 2 sugar cubes in it.
Stir well until the sugar is dissolved and you can smell the fresh mint. Next, pour in the bourbon.
Put crushed ice into the glass and mix until the glass is chilled. Use the leftover mint leaves as garnish.
Put in a straw, and you just made yourself a world-famous drink at home!
The traditional Old Fashioned is believed to have been invented by James E. Pepper in Louisville, Kentucky, before it was introduced at a famous hotel bar in New York.
Wherever it may have originated, there is no doubt this is one of the most famous drinks in the world.
Thankfully, it’s also one of the easiest world-famous drinks to make at home!
Bourbon or rye
Cube of sugar
Dashes of Angostura bitters
Take an Old Fashioned glass with 1 sugar cube in it and put in the Angostura bitters, along with a small splash of club soda.
Use a muddler to crush the sugar. Revolve the glass until a lining of sugar and bitters is formed.
Next, put in a large ice cube and pour in the rye or bourbon. Finish it up with an orange twist garnish and voila – you’ve learned to make this world-famous drink right at home!
Originating in Cuba, this world-famous drink is not only refreshing and delicious but also super easy to make at home.
Lemon flavored carbonated drink
Put 6 cups of ice, half a cup of sugar, and 4 ounces of frozen strawberries in a blender.
Pour in half a cup of lemon juice, one-eighth cup of lime juice, three-fourth cup of rum, and one-fourth cup of some lemon or lime flavored carbonated drink, and blend.
When smooth, pour in your favorite glasses, and your yummy strawberry daiquiri is ready to be served and enjoyed right at home!
Whichever one of these world-famous drinks you choose to make at home is entirely up to you. Rest assured, you will not be disappointed!