Atlas Cocktail Recipe

Atlas Cocktail Recipe


An easy cocktail recipe for an


The strong rum cocktail with apple and orange



  • 1 part light rum
  • 2 parts dark rum
  • 2 parts Cointreau
  • 1 part Calvados
  • 1 dash Bitters (e.g. Angostura)
  • ice cubes
  • tumbler (old-fashioned glass)


How to mix an Atlas

For an Atlas cocktail stir the ingredients along with some ice cubes in a mixing glass. Fill a tumbler (old-fashioned glass) with ice cubes. Then strain (ice cubes used for stirring stay in the mixing glass) the drink over the ice cubes in the tumbler. Garnish the orange peel.


Bartender’s tips and advice

  • Angostura Bitters used to be a medicine. Developed by German doctor Johann Gottlieb Benjamin Siegert as a remedy against tropical diseases. He worked for the troops of Simon Bolivar en South America. Later he marketed the bitter. There’s another cocktail ingredient that has been used as a medicine before. It’s Quinine which gives Tonic Water its special taste. Quinine has been used as a remedy against malaria by the British. And that somehow resulted in one of the most popular longdrinks in the world, the Gin Tonic 
  • Find more even more tips and interesting facts in the bartenders guide .


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