The Bloody Mary — salt, pepper, Tabasco, Worcestershire, lemon and, of course, tomato juice. Add vodka for the Bloody Mary, or gin for the Red Snapper.
The sweetly caramel Night of the Hunter: vodka, Licor 43, Oloroso sherry, and a touch of salt. The caramel cocktail.
The Black Pearl—vodka, blackberry syrup, a hint of lime, and a whimsical garnish, topped off with champagne.
Why is it hard to find a good martini? It's such a simple drink, what could go wrong? Here's my list of five ways.
Literary cocktails — James Bond's Vesper: gin, vodka, Lillet and a lemon twist.