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What is the history of cocktails? Find out the simple and catchy cocktail recipes

Currently, Cocktail is an extremely popular drink on top of the list of tasty drinks to “chill” with for Vietnamese youth. From luxury restaurants to sidewalk bars, you can easily find cocktails in many different flavors, which are not only loved by men, but also by women. So do you know about the origin of this special kind of drink? Have you really mastered any Cocktail recipe yet? A cocktail is even more attractive when you understand its origin. So let’s find out!


Cocktail – Favorite drink of youth

1. What is cocktail?

1.1 What is cocktail?

There are many stories that are circulated about where this drink originated. However, we should understand the basic ingredients of a cocktail: this is an alcoholic drink, most of which is made from wine or beer, combined with other ingredients, depending on the specific cocktail recipe or upon request of consumers, such as fruit, syrup, honey, soft drinks, egg whites, etc. Thanks to the variety of ingredients combined, cocktails have developed distinct and well-loved flavors over the time.

1.2 History of Cocktail

  • In the years 1749 – 1756, a Sweden – who visited the British colony – named Kleriker Israel Acrelius, reported 45 types of drinks made from alcohol, sweet vinegar, lemon,…
  • Since the 1800s, Saloons (like bars) sprang up to cater to cowboys, and whiskey had grown more popular. However, because it has a heavy, lacking richness in its taste, sugar, honey and fruit were added to make it easier to drink.
  • From the middle of the 19th century, as many other tasty wines appeared in the US, people began to combine different ingredients to make the drink more delicious and attractive in color.
  • From the early 20th century, there was a ban on alcohol in the US and from then on, Cocktail became a popular drink thanks to its low alcohol concentration.
Công thức Cocktail 100 năm qua

Currently, there are more than 1000 different cocktail recipes in the world

1.3 Cocktail main ingredients

  • Base: Base spirits such as Whiskey, Rum, Tequila, Vodka, Brandy, ..
  • Main flavoring: Fruit juice, wine, egg white,… to create a unique flavor
  • Special favoring: Syrups, liqueurs, herbs,… accents add flavor and garnish

1.4 Categorized Cocktails

According to cocktail recipe

  • Sours: traditional/basic: liqueur – lemonade – sugar
  • Batidas: liqueur – fresh fruit and sugar
  • Highball: liqueur/ brandy – juice/ soda/ cola,…

According to aroma and taste

  • Short Drinks: this is divided into Dry – Medium – Sweet
  • Long drinks: this category is divided into “aroma”, “fruity”, “fresh”, “creamy”

According to capacity and cup size

  • Short drink (under 10 cl): contains a large amount of spirit, without ice and decorations
  • Long Drink (most popular): mixed with other soft drinks, with ice and fruit
  • Shooter (small, 30ml): usually only drunk in one breath

Cocktail mứt trái cây

Cocktail is a combination of ingredients such as wine, premium fruit jam, …

Currently, there are thousands of Cocktail recipes in the world, which can be diversely classified according to bartending method, alcohol concentration, drinking time, preferences and different regions.

2. “Stylish” but simple Cocktail recipes

Now we will suggest to you a set of 3 Cocktail recipes with easy-to-drink fruit ingredients. You don’t have to hunt for rare ingredients to create a unique glass of cocktail, as long as it suits your taste, every drink will be perfect. With mixed fruit jam from Andros Asia , you can confidently make high-quality and tasty cocktails to treat your friends. Please refer to the recipes below:

2.2 Pretty in pink Cocktail Recipe – A drink that looks like a sweet girl

On date nights with a bit of cool air, “chilling” with a cocktail of sweet and aromatic flavors from pink guava fruit is just the right choice. With a gorgeous light pink color, this cocktail recipe is reminiscent of sweet images, and yet the combined flavor of pink guava and vodka, together with the spicy and aromatic touch of red pepper will offer you a surprise right there!
Pretty in pink cocktail

  • ANDROS Pink Guava Chunky: 30ml
  • Lemon juice: 15ml
  • Red pepper: 1g
  • Lemon leaves: 1 leaf
  • Egg white: 30ml
  • Vodka: 50ml
  • Ice cubes

How to prepare:

  • Dry shake all ingredients.
  • Hard shake all with ice.
  • Take out the ice and pour into glass.
  • Decorate with leaves and flowers.

Mind-blower Cocktail Recipe – Mixing sourness and bitterness to create the perfect work

Cocktails come in many varieties, but there is just one that you can indulge in. Try different cocktail recipes and you will surely find the true Cocktail of your life! Let’s try to make a Mind-blower Cocktail, for the cocktail fans to fall in love with the taste of salted calamansi, the aroma of jasmine and the bitter taste of Rum. Who knows, this may be the drink to help your mind relax!
Mind-blower cocktail

  • ANDROS Jasmine Syrup: 10ml
  • ANDROS Salted Calamansi Chunky: 15ml
  • Green tea: 30ml
  • Calamansi: 1 fruit
  • Rum: 30ml
  • Ice cubes.

How to prepare:

  • Shake all ingredients with ice.
  • Take out the ice and pour into glass.
  • Decorate with leaves and flowers.

2.3 Cloud nine Cocktail Recipe – Conquering your tongue from the first taste

For those who are passionate about Cocktails, there is no need to be a “Professional Bartender”, you can easily make a Cloud nine Cocktail at home without any hard-to-find ingredients! Combining Midori and fruit jam, and other ANDROS products, this cocktail recipe creates a delicious berry drink, conquering customers from the first taste. Let’s prepare it together now!
Cloud nine cocktail

  • ANDROS Pineapple Chunky: 30ml
  • ANDROS Frozen Strawberry Puree: 30ml
  • ANDROS Grenadine Syrup: 15ml
  • Lemon juice: 20ml
  • Midori: 20ml
  • Ice cubes.

How to prepare:

  • Shake the ingredients well.
  • Decorated with chrysanthemums.

3. How to make Cocktails from premium Chunky – fruit jam ingredients

Fruit ingredients are always honored to be included as main ingredients of popular cocktails. So where to find high-quality products, ensuring fresh fruit taste, not “breaking” the passion bartenders put into their cocktails?

ANDROS combines the demands of a multinational industrial group and the values of a French family-owned business, proud of its rural roots for more than 100 years. ANDROS Asia is specialized in the first transformation of locally sourced tropical fruits. All products benefit from a strong expertise and French know-how. For those who are passionate about drinks like Cocktails in particular, it is possible to choose high-quality fruit jam ingredients to unleash their creativity in new cocktail flavors, which can be confidently put on the menu for diners.

ANDROS Chunky – beverage ingredients (fruit jam for mixology) with real fruit chunks was born exclusively for the field of bartending. ANDROS Chunky is proud of more than 18 different flavors for “Bartenders” to combine and create fruit-flavored Cocktails that attract anyone. You can make use of this product with confidence thanks to its proven quality:

  • More than 45% of ingredients made of natural fruits
  • Fruit jam with real chunks of fruit
  • Keep the whole taste fresh without preservatives
  • Mixed fruit jam with absolutely no concentrates

Mứt sệt Andros Chunky

ANDROS Chunky Fruit Jam – inspiration for creative cocktails

For advice on high-quality ingredients for bartending and baking, customers can directly contact Andros Asia through the information below for dedicated advice and support!

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