9 Most Underrated Cocktails According to Bartenders

Classic Daiquiri:

A simple cocktail made with rum, lime juice, and simple syrup, requiring precision to balance its sweet and tart flavors.

Vieux Carré:

A spirit-forward drink with rye whiskey, sweet vermouth, cognac, Bénédictine, Peychaud's, and Angostura bitters, garnished with lemon peel oils.

Pisco Sour:

A refreshing summer drink made with Peruvian pisco, lime, sugar, and egg white, often topped with Angostura bitters.


Mexico's national drink, made with tequila, lime juice, and grapefruit soda, known for its simplicity and versatility.

Hemingway Daiquiri:

Named after Ernest Hemingway, this cocktail uses white rum, grapefruit juice, and maraschino liqueur, omitting the sugar.


An old-fashioned cocktail made with gin, sweet vermouth, maraschino liqueur, and bitters, offering a blend of Manhattan and Negroni flavors.


A complex, low-ABV cocktail featuring dry vermouth, Bénédictine, absinthe, and an orange peel garnish.

Jungle Bird:

A tiki drink from the 1970s, made with blackstrap rum, Campari, pineapple juice, lime juice, and syrup, garnished with pineapple.

Corpse Reviver #2:

Originally a hangover cure, this drink is made with gin, Cointreau, Lillet Blanc, lemon juice, and a dash of absinthe.