5 Classic Cocktails That Everyone Should Know How To Make

Sipping on a well-made cocktail is one of life’s simple pleasures.

But why go to a speakeasy when you can make a perfectly crafted one at home?

Below you’ll find five simple, classic recipes for an old-fashioned, a dry martini, a margarita, a mojito, and a Long Island iced tea. Representing a range of liquors and cocktail preferences, these will serve you well at all future parties — just in time for this holiday season.

Drink responsibly.

NOW WATCH: Executive Life videos

Business Insider Emails & Alerts

Site highlights each day to your inbox.

Follow Business Insider Australia on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram.