Top 10 Cocktails

Top 10 Cocktails: Elegance in a Glass

Cocktails have been a symbol of sophistication in the adult world. One might not have a favorite dish, but most of the time people have their favorite or their go to cocktail. In this article we explore some of the most well known and well loved drinks of all time.

  • Nothing Beats the Classics: The Old Fashioned

The Old Fashioned is a timeless classic that epitomizes the art of cocktail making. Made with bourbon or rye whiskey, a sugar cube, bitters, and a twist of citrus, this drink is a testament to simplicity and elegance. The key to a perfect Old Fashioned lies in balancing the sweet, bitter, and aromatic elements, creating a drink that is both robust and refined.

  • Shaken not Stirred: Martini

A James Bond Classic. This sophisticated cocktail is all about elegance and balance. Traditionally made with gin and dry vermouth, the Martini can be enjoyed “dry” (with minimal vermouth) or “wet” (with a higher ratio of vermouth).  For a sophisticated twist, some prefer a vodka martini, while others add a twist of citrus or a luxurious olive.

  • Life is too Short to Drink bad Margaritas

The Margarita, with its vibrant blend of tequila, lime juice, and triple sec, is a celebration of bold flavors. Often served with a salted rim, this Mexican classic is both refreshing and tangy, making it a favorite for summer gatherings and festive occasions. Its versatility allows for numerous variations,also, try its frozen variant, its to die for.

  • Nathan Drake/Tom Holland’s drink: Negroni

The Negroni is an Italian cocktail that perfectly balances bitter and sweet elements. Made with equal parts gin, Campari, and sweet vermouth, this drink is known for its striking red color and bold flavor. The Negroni’s complexity and depth have earned it a loyal following among cocktail enthusiasts. Don’t take our word for it, ask Tom Holland in his movie “Uncharted”.

  • A Girl’s Best Friend: Mojito

Hailing from Cuba, the Mojito is a refreshing and minty summer staple. Combining white rum, mint leaves, lime juice, sugar, and soda water, the Mojito offers a delightful blend of sweet, sour, and herbaceous flavors. The muddled mint releases its refreshing oils, while the soda water adds a light and bubbly finish.

  • Gettin’ Caught in the Rain: Pina Colada

A tropical delight, the Piña Colada combines rum, coconut cream, and pineapple juice to create a creamy and refreshing drink. Originating from Puerto Rico, this cocktail evokes images of sandy beaches and sunny skies. The Piña Colada’s rich and indulgent profile makes it a beloved choice for vacationers and beachgoers.

  • New York’s Finest: Manhattan

A cornerstone of American cocktail culture, the Manhattan is a sophisticated blend of whiskey, sweet vermouth, and bitters, garnished with a cherry. Traditionally served in a chilled glass, the Manhattan is a smooth and robust drink that has been a favorite in bars since the late 19th century.

  • When Life Gives you Limes make Daiquiris

The Daiquiri, a simple yet elegant cocktail, hails from Cuba. Made with rum, lime juice, and simple syrup, this drink is known for its balance of tart and sweet flavors. While the classic version is served straight up, the Daiquiri has inspired countless variations, including the popular frozen strawberry Daiquiri.

  • When Life Gives you Lemons make Whiskey Sours

The Whiskey Sour is a classic cocktail that has been enjoyed for over a century. Made with whiskey, fresh lemon juice, and simple syrup, and often garnished with a cherry or a slice of orange, this drink is a perfect blend of sweet and sour. The addition of egg white to some variations adds a smooth, frothy texture, elevating the Whiskey Sour to new heights.

  • Not just a Magazine: Cosmopolitan

The Cosmopolitan, or “Cosmo,” gained widespread popularity in the 1990s, thanks in part to its frequent appearance on the TV show “Sex and the City.” Made with vodka, triple sec, cranberry juice, and fresh lime juice, the Cosmopolitan is a vibrant and stylish cocktail. Its balance of sweet and tart flavors, along with its eye-catching pink hue, makes it a favorite at cocktail parties.


The vast world of Cocktails is vast and varied. Some have their go-tos and some have their niche taste that only them sees the value of those drinks. Some even have their own twists to classic drinks. Adding spices and other ingredients only empower the taste and allure of these drinks. So for a good night wear your Presage by Seiko’s Cocktail time and have an unforgettable night.

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