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Can You Actually Name These 12 Classic Cocktails?

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  1. 1. Let's start easy. What is it called when you mix 4 oz tequila, 2 oz Cointreau, and the juice of two limes?

    Vicky Wasik / seriouseats.com
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    Incorrect
    Daiquiri
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Tequila Sunrise
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Margarita
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Pisco Sour
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    A ~classic~ margarita.

    You can find the recipe here.

  2. 2. What do you get when you mix 3 oz rye, 1 oz sweet vermouth, Angostura bitters, and top it with a maraschino cherry?

    Todd Coleman / saveur.com
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    Incorrect
    Old Fashioned
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Negroni
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Bellini
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Manhattan
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    A Manhattan.

    Get the recipe here.

  3. 3. When you're hosting brunch and you mix 4 oz champagne with 2 oz orange juice (and some Cointreau or Grand Marnier if you're ~feelin' fancy~), what are you making?

    us.cointreau.com
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Mimosa
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Americano
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Mai Tai
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Bellini
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    A mimosa.

    Get the recipe here.

  4. 4. Which cocktail calls for 2 oz of light rum, 1 oz lime juice, and ½ oz simple syrup?

    James Ransom / food52.com
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    Margarita
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Dark 'n' Stormy
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Daiquiri
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Tom Collins
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The daiquiri, which is definitely not anything like a strawberry smoothie.

    Get the recipe here.

  5. 5. OK, but what's it called when you mix ¾ oz Cointreau and oz brandy with ¾ oz of lemon juice?

    epicurious.com
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    Incorrect
    Kir Royale
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Sidecar
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Gimlet
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Zombie
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    A Sidecar.

    Here's the recipe!

  6. 6. And what would you call 1 ½ oz gin, 1 oz of sweetened lime juice, and a bit of soda water?

    theflairexchange.com
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    Incorrect
    Daiquiri
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Old Fashioned
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Gimlet
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Vesper
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's a Gimlet!

    Here's how to make it.

  7. 7. When you mix 2 oz vodka with 3 oz of ginger beer with the juice of half a lime, you're making...

    liquor.com
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    Incorrect
    Dark 'n' Stormy
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Kamikaze
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Moscow Mule
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Pimm's Cup
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    ...a Moscow Mule!

    Get a recipe here.

  8. 8. What drink requires fresh mint leaves, 1 ½ tbsp simple syrup, 1 tbsp fresh lime juice, 2 oz of light rum, and 2 fl oz of club soda?

    williams-sonoma.com
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    Incorrect
    Mint Julep
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Gimlet
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Sazerac
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Mojito
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's a minty fresh Mojito!

    Here's the recipe.

  9. 9. What cocktail needs 4 oz orange juice, 2 oz tequila, ½ oz grenadine, and an umbrella AND cherries AND an orange slice to garnish?

    averiecooks.com
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    Incorrect
    Screwdriver
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Fuzzy Navel
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Tequila Sunrise
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Mezcal Mule
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    A Tequila Sunrise.

    Here's how to make one.

  10. 10. What drink calls for equal parts Campari, sweet vermouth, and gin?

    Maureen Petrosky / thekitchn.com
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    Incorrect
    Americano
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Negroni
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Boulevardier
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Martinez
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's a Negroni!

    Here's a more formal recipe.

  11. 11. What needs a sugar cube, some water, 1 ½ oz rye, Peychaud Bitters, Angostura bitters, and absinthe?

    chowhound.com
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    Incorrect
    Sazerac
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Vieux Carré
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Death in the Afternoon
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Bee's Knees
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Sazerac, the New Orleans classic.

    If you want to make it, you can find a how-to here.

  12. 12. Which cocktail requires 1 oz gin, ½ oz simple syrup, ½ oz fresh lemon juice, and champagne?

    Anna Stockwell / saveur.com
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    Incorrect
    French 75
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Pisco Sour
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Gin Fizz
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Americano
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's called a French 75.

    Here's how to make one.

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