What is the weirdest cocktail of all?

There are plenty of weird cocktails but Sourtoe wins the title of the weirdest cocktail hands down, and why not! for it features a mummified human toe in a simple shot of Whiskey, usually Yukon Jack.
The custom has a story, and it all started during the prohibitions. In the 1920s, the rum running Linken brothers, Louie and Otto were caught in a blizzard and Louie accidentally wet his right foot and when they reached their cabin, his right foot was frozen solid. To prevent gangrene Otto used his axe to chop off Louie's toes and he kept them in a jar of alcohol.

In 1937, legend has it that Captain Dick Stevenson found this jar and the idea of the Sourtoe Cocktail Club popped in his mind, the membership criteria being “You can drink it fast. You can drink it slow. But your lips must touch that gnarly toe.”

Yolanda1for Drinking Age Adultsauthentic Yolanda cocktail recipePT5M


  • Gin 1.5 cl
  • Brandy 1.50 cl
  • Sweet Vermouth 3 cl
  • Anisette 1.5 cl
  • Grenadine Syrup 1 dash
  • Orange Peel 1 twist

Any Glass of your Choice

Yolandayolanda is a popular Gin,Vermouth cocktail containing a combinations of Gin,Brandy,Sweet Vermouth,Anisette,Grenadine Syrup,Orange Peel .Served using Any Glass of your Choice

Yolanda Ingredients

Gin,Brandy,Sweet Vermouth,Anisette,Grenadine Syrup,Orange Peel,

Yolanda Recipe

Shake all ingredients (except orange peel) with ice and strain into a cocktail glass. Add the twist of orange peel and serve.

No Ratings Yet. Please be the first to rate this Recipe

Thank you for the Rating!

  • Gin

    Gin is a distilled alcoholic beverage that has it's origin in medicinal liquor made by monks and alchemists across Europe. The historical Gin producing regions are Southern France, Flanders and Netherlands. Gin was originally created to provide aqua vitae from grape and grain distillates.

    During the Middle ages, the newly found substance Ethanol was considered by Alchemists to be the water of life, and an aqueous solution of ethanol was in use all over Europe and had different names and is literally the origin of many spirits like Whisky ( from the Gaelic uisce beatha for water of life ). Today Gin is produces from a wide range of ingredients, which gave rise to numerous distinct styles and brands. The predominant flavour of Gin is from the Juniper berries and then each different distillery flavours it further with an assortment of botanicas or herbs, spices, floral and fruit flavours, in different combinations. Gin is commonly drank mixed with Tonic water but it is also often used as a base spirit for many gin based flavoured liqueurs like Sloe Gin.

  • Brandy

    Brandy, simply put, is a distilled wine. It is categorised under Distilled Alcoholic Beverages along with Whiskey, Rum, Gin, Vodka and Tequila, but it's in a way a cross connection between Fermented liquor and distilled liquor. A Brandy typically containts 35% to 60% Alcohol by Volume ( 70-120 US proof ) and is usually consumed as an after dinner digestif.

    Although Brandy is generally classified as a liquor produced by distilling wine, in a broader sense, this encompasses liquors obtained from the distillation of either pomace ( the soild remains of grapes after mashing and extraction of juice for wine making ) or fruit mash or wine.

    It may be noted that Brandy like Gin is also one of the original Water of Life or eau de vie, carried over from the medieval tradition of an aquaous solution of ethanol used as a medicine.

    The history of Brandy is closely tied to the development of commercial distillation in and around the 15th Century. In early 15th Century French Brandy made way for a new cross-Atlantic trade or Triangle Trade and replaced Portuguese Fortified Wine or Port from the central role it played in trade, mostly due to the higher alcohol content of the Brandy and ease of transport. However by the late 17th Century, Rum replaced Brandy as the exchange alcohol of choice in the Triangle Trade. More info on Wikipedia for the interested Brandy aficionados. Note that an Apricot Brandy can refer to the liquor (or Eau de Vie, Water of Life) distilled from fermented apricot juice or a liqueur made from apricot flesh and kernels.

  • Sweet Vermouth

    Vermouth the French for German Wermut, Wormwood in English, is an aromatic fortified Wine, flavoured with various botanicals like roots, barks, flowers, herbs, seeds and spices.

    Although traditionally Vermouth was used for medicinal purposes, it has been also served as an apéritif in its modern avatar. The modern Vermouth first appeared in and around the 18th Century in Turin. By the late 19th Century it became very popular with bartenders as a key ingredient in cocktail mixology.

    Martini, Manhattan, Rob Roy and Negroni were a few cocktails that Vermouth grew in popularity with. But later during the 20th Century, Vermouth slowly lost its glory and Dry Martinis and extra Dry Martinis with little or no Vermouth gained over the original Martini. Modern Martinis usually have a splash of Vermouth to add that herbacious texture to it.

    Historically, there have been two Vermouth types, Dry and Sweet, but with demand variations have come up now. that include extra-dry white, sweet white, red, amber and rose.

    Vermouth is produced by adding proprietory mixture of aromatic botanicals to a base wine or a base wine plus spirit or spirit only, which is usually redistilled before adding it to a base of neutral grape wine or unfermented wine must ( freshly pressed grapes and the juice ). After the wine is aromatised and fortified. it is sweetened and the end product is a Vermouth.

    Dry Vermouth is what makes the character of the original Martini, and a Dry Vermouth has less sugar and is more herbacious but less spicier than Sweet Vermouth.

  • Anisette

    Anisette is as the name suggests, an anise flavoured liqueur most commonly consumed in the Mediterranean countries. It is a colourless, sweet liqueur and the sweetness comes from the added sugar, which is in contrast with dry anise flavoured spirits like Absinthe.

    Anisette have two distinct production variations, one is a distilled drink, created by distilling fermented anise, and the other is a simple maceration of anise filtered to Anisette.

    Note that often Pastis liqueur is confused with Anisette but Pastis is different and it uses Licorice and Anise.

    Note: To substitute Anisette in a cocktail, if absolutely necessary, either steep Anise Extract and Anise Oil ( preferably Green Anise, since Anisette is created with Mediterranean Green Anise ) in neutral Vodka for a few days and add sugar syrup to finish, and use, or use Anise Seed and follow Home Recipes for Anisette to create your own.

  • Grenadine Syrup

    Grenadine is a common non-alcoholic pomegranate syrup with a characteristic deep red colour. It is a very popular cocktail ingredient, used for its pomegranate flavour and more for its ability to add a reddish to pink tint to a cocktail.

    The name Grenadine originates from the French for pomegranate, which is grenade.

    Grenadine is not subjected to regulations like alcoholic beverages are, and there are no region specific formulae any more, and thus manufacturers often replace pomegranate with blackcurrant juice and other fruit juices while retaining the same flavour profile.

    Many producers now use artificial ingredients like high fructose corn syrup, water, citric acid, sodium citrate, sodium benzoate and food grade red colour along with natural and artificial flavours.

Find more cocktails with

  • Cocktail Glass

    A Cocktail Glass is a stemmed glass with an inverted cone bowl used to serve straight up cocktails. Altough the term Cocktail Glass is used interchangeably with Martini Glass, they differ slightly. a Martini Glass is purely conical while a Cocktail Glass is more rounded in shape and the Martini Glass is wider at the mouth and has a taller stem.

    The martini glass has somewhat fallen out of favour in modern times due to its tendency to spill drinks, and the champagne coupe is sometimes used instead.

  • Simple Guide to Cocktail Glassware

    When there is no specific glass suggested for a cocktail, it's up to you to chose a glass.
    Either you just go ahead and serve using any glass available to you following these simple rules
    A. Go for Tall or Collins Glasses, Highball Glasses or even Hurricane Glasses for cocktails with loads of non-alcoholic mixes, and those that require crushed or cubed ices,
    B. But if your cocktail is aromatic and liqueur based, and has a complex character that must reach the nose use a wide mouthed Cocktail Glass.
    C. Red Wine Glasses for cocktails that have a Red Wine as the base spirit. Red Wine Glasses have a wider mouth and a long stem, so that the wine can be swirled an aerated to release the aroma while the long stem keeps the fingers away and avoid quick warming of the wine.
    D. White Wine Glasses for cocktails with a White Wine base, since White Wines must not be aerated as much as a Red Wines, since they oxidise fast when in contact with air, White Wine glassware, in contrast to the wide mouthed bowl of a Red Wine Glassware, is narrow with a narrow mouth. A White Wine has much lighter and delicate notes and the narrow mouth and less surface area in contact with air helps retain the aroma.
    E. If your cocktail is based on a Sparkling Wine like Champagne then a Flute Glass is more suitable since a Sparkling Wine is a White Wine with a secondary fermentation that produces the bubbles, and the narrow mouth flute prevents the bubbles from escaping.
    F. If it's winter and you are in the mood for some hot cocktails like the Irish Coffee or Hot Toddy, go for the Irish Coffee Glass, it has a heat resistant glass and a handle.
    G. Martini Glasses for Martinis or "Tinis" in general, but since these glasses have fallen off of favour these days, a Cocktail Glass will be good too.
    H. IF you are serving Margaritas, don't look for Margarita Glass if you don't have one at home, Double Old Fashioned Glass or other glasses are more common these days, for serving Margaritas.
    I. If you are the adventurous one, and are serving shots or shooters, of course the Shot Glass is your choice of glass,
    J. Finally, if you are going all out and serving depth charges and car bomb shots, all you need is a Double Old Fashioned Glass or a Beer Mug for the beer and a shot glass to drop the bomb in.


Please Note All Recipes and Articles on this site are for entertainment and general information only. None of it is to be considered final or absolutely correct or medical in nature.

All photos used are representative and don't reflect the actual look of a cocktail. Representative Cocktail Photos are watermarked with FreePik logo and are mostly random cocktail images from FreePik.
Contact Us using the Email Contact on the Sidebar if you think any Copyrighted photo has been unintentionally used on this site, and we'll take remedial action.
Photos sourced from Royalty Free Photo Platforms like FreePik, Unsplash and Wikimedia Commons

About Us

Neel B and Mani, we are a team of two, originally from India and the United States. We are professional software engineers and passionate cocktail enthusiasts. We built this app because we saw a need for a more comprehensive and user-friendly way to find cocktails and bartending recipes. We hope you enjoy using our app as much as we enjoyed making it!

We decided to use our technology skills to help others who were in the same position as us and wanted to experiment with making cocktails at home but didn\u2019t know where to start. We have been working together for more than two years and has managed to collect an extensive library of recipes as well as tips and tricks for making the perfect cocktail.

Neel B is an Electronics and Telecommunications Engineer and martial arts and fitness enthusiast. He is an avid reader, compulsive doodler, and painter. His love for cocktails arises from the art in it and the history that traces the ups and downs of modern civilisation over centuries.

Mani is an ERP and SaaS developer and architect by day and a cocktail enthusiast in her leisure. She holds a Masters in Computer Application and Programming. In addition to writing stories on the history of cocktails and alcohol, she has a special interest in cocktails in literature. She believes that the perfect cocktail can make any moment special.

Took 0.00012803077697754 seconds to find file
Took 0.00056719779968262 seconds to read trivia/trivia-yolanda Cache File
Took 0.0007169246673584 seconds to get Header Trivia
Took 0.00011587142944336 seconds to find file
Took 0.00053501129150391 seconds to read posts/recipe-yolanda Cache File
Took 9.2029571533203E-5 seconds to find file
Took 0.00050687789916992 seconds to read posts/mainmenu Cache File
Took 0.00061488151550293 seconds to get Menu
Took 9.5129013061523E-5 seconds to find file
Took 0.00052213668823242 seconds to read posts/recipe-yolanda Cache File
Took 0.00063896179199219 seconds to load Recipe
Took 0.00010013580322266 and found https://www.easy-cocktail-recipes.net/v2/webp/9532-480x320.webp
Took 0.00034689903259277 seconds to find Webp images
Took 0.0013799667358398 seconds to format Recipe
Took 9.3936920166016E-5 seconds to find file
Took 0.00076508522033691 seconds to read posts/funfacts Cache File
Took 0.00088095664978027 seconds to get fun Facts
Took 0.00012016296386719 seconds to say file not found
Took 9.2029571533203E-5 seconds to find file
Took 0.00044488906860352 seconds to read trivia/trivia-yolanda Cache File
Took 0.00054788589477539 seconds to get Trivia
Took 7.1525573730469E-6 seconds to get Below Recipe Ads
Took 0.00010299682617188 seconds to say file not found
Took 0.00013494491577148 seconds to find file
Took 0.00058102607727051 seconds to read ingredients/ingredients-yolanda Cache File
Took 0.00087714195251465 seconds to get Ingredients for Gin||Brandy||Sweet Vermouth||Anisette||Grenadine Syrup||Orange Peel 1 twist
Took 8.1062316894531E-6 seconds to get Ads
Took 9.4890594482422E-5 seconds to find file
Took 0.00071191787719727 seconds to read posts/hundredcocktails Cache File
Took 0.00085616111755371 seconds to get Random Cocktails
Took 9.0837478637695E-5 and found https://www.easy-cocktail-recipes.net/v2/webp/9532-480x320.webp
Took 8.2015991210938E-5 and found https://www.easy-cocktail-recipes.net/v2/webp/59-480x600.webp
Took 8.2015991210938E-5 and found https://www.easy-cocktail-recipes.net/v2/webp/2552837-480x360.webp
Took 0.00049710273742676 seconds to find Webp images
Took 5.0067901611328E-6 seconds to get Ads
Took 9.5129013061523E-5 seconds to find file
Took 0.00070095062255859 seconds to read posts/hundredarticles Cache File
Took 0.00082087516784668 seconds to get Random ArticlesTook 9.1075897216797E-5 and found https://www.easy-cocktail-recipes.net/v2/webp/pot-eastern-hand-dynasty-480x384.webp
Took 8.2015991210938E-5 and found https://www.easy-cocktail-recipes.net/v2/webp/christmas-eve-480x720.webp
Took 0.00010013580322266 and found https://www.easy-cocktail-recipes.net/v2/webp/big-batch-cocktails-480x343.webp
Took 0.00051307678222656 seconds to find Webp images
Took 0.00013113021850586 seconds to find file
Took 0.00048589706420898 seconds to read glasses/glasses-yolanda Cache File
Took 0.00063204765319824 seconds to get Glasses
Took 9.8943710327148E-5 seconds to find file
Took 0.00049400329589844 seconds to read posts/notices Cache File
Took 9.4890594482422E-5 seconds to find file
Took 0.00046801567077637 seconds to read tags/topofall-tags Cache File
Took 0.00057506561279297 seconds to get Top Tags
Took 9.7990036010742E-5 seconds to find file
Took 0.00042510032653809 seconds to read categories/categories Cache File
Took 0.0005340576171875 seconds to get Categories
Took 3.0994415283203E-6 seconds to get Interstitial Ads
Page generated in 0.013046026229858 seconds.

Thank You! We shall review and publish your photo with your Social Media reference soon!

Easy Cocktail RecipesEasy Cocktail Recipes

Please confirm you are of legal drinking age in your territory. This website lists alcoholic cocktail recipes and related content.
NOTE: This website earns revenue from Advertisements, and legal erotic and legal gambling advertisements might appear on some of the pages.

NoYes I confirm