|IBA official cocktail|
|Primary alcohol by volume|
|Served||Straight (except at Tommy's)|
|Standard garnish||Lime slice|
|Standard drinkware||Cocktail glass|
| IBA specified|
|Preparation||Shake and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.|
|Tommy's margarita recipe at International Bartenders Association|
Tommy's margarita is a variant of the margarita cocktail. It is recognized by the IBA as a new era drink.
It is made with tequila, lime juice, and agave nectar or simple syrup and served in a cocktail glass. It is distinct from the margarita in its omission of orange liqueur and its preferred substitution of agave Nectar, to accent the notes in the agave based spirits. You will also see it made using Orange Bitters to bring in the familiar notes of the orange liqueur that has been omitted.
Tommy's margarita was conceived in San Francisco in 1990 by Julio Bermejo at his parents' restaurant called Tommy's (not to be confused with Tommy's Place in Juárez, Mexico. See Margarita Origin). Bermejo had been recently introduced to agave nectar as an ingredient, and, although it was still expensive at the time, he preferred to use it to enhance the agave flavor of the cocktail instead of using triple sec to highlight the citrus flavor in the original Margarita recipe.
The Black Russian is a cocktail of vodka and coffee liqueur. It contains two parts vodka to one part coffee liqueur, per IBA specified ingredients. Traditionally, the drink is made by pouring the vodka over ice cubes or cracked ice in an old-fashioned glass, followed by the coffee liqueur.
Mojito is a traditional Cuban highball. The cocktail often consists of five ingredients: white rum, sugar, lime juice, soda water, and Spearmint. Its combination of sweetness, citrus, and herbaceous mint flavours is intended to complement the rum, and has made the mojito a popular summer drink.
The old fashioned is a cocktail made by muddling sugar with bitters and water, adding whiskey or, less commonly, brandy, and garnishing with orange slice or zest and a cocktail cherry. It is traditionally served in an old fashioned glass, which predated the cocktail.
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The brandy daisy is a cocktail which first gained popularity in the late 19th century. One of the earliest known recipes was published in 1876 in the second edition of Jerry Thomas's The Bartenders Guide or How To Mix Drinks: The Bon-Vivants Companion:
Fill glass one-third full of shaved ice. Shake well, strain into a large cocktail glass, and fill up with Seltzer water from a syphon.
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A Hemingway Special is an all day cocktail based on the Floridita Daiquiri and is recognised by the IBA. It is made with rum, lime juice, maraschino liqueur, and grapefruit juice and served in a double cocktail glass.