10 Most Underrated Cocktails

The traditional cocktail only requires rum, lime juice, and simple syrup. 


Rye whiskey, sweet vermouth, and cognac are stirred together with Bénédictine (an herbal liqueur), Peychaud's, and Angostura bitters to create a spirit-forward cocktail.

Vieux Carré

If you're looking for a new summer drink, try the Pisco Sour, made with pisco, lime, sugar, and egg white.

Pisco Sour

Although La Paloma is a very simple drink on a day-to-day basis in Mexico, it is undoubtedly the most popular cocktail.


This cocktail "is one of the most beautifully elegant drinks you can enjoy" when created with fresh juices and served in a chilled coupe.

Hemingway Daiquiri

If you're into stirred, boozy, slightly bitter drinks like I am, I find this to be a great throwback drink that not all that many people know.


Though named after flowers, this drink doesn't include them. Instead, it has dry vermouth, Bénédictine, absinthe, and orange peel.


The tropical drink has blackstrap rum, Campari, pineapple juice, fresh lime juice, simple or Demerara syrup, and a pineapple wedge garnish.

Jungle Bird

This cocktail deserves more attention because it is complex and well-balanced—and its unique name makes it a good conversation starter.

Corpse Reviver #2

This drink is "absolutely greater than the sum of its parts. The orange drink contains mezcal, Aperol, maraschino liqueur, and lime juice.

Division Bell

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