Any self-respecting home bartender should have a mental Rolodex Excel spreadsheet of favorite classic cocktail recipes. Today, I present the. The 10 most popular drinks that every bartender will know, and that will suit every taste. The most popular bar drinks stem from variations of a few simple recipes using gin, rum or vodka. It is said that if a bartender can make a margarita, a daiquiri. This drink is so named because its main ingredient is vodka, though it is thought to have originated in the U. MONTH January February March April May June July August September October November December. As long as you have whiskey, lemons, and sugar on hand, you can always pull this one. Holiday Cocktails from Chivas Regal. Again, they are simple 'pour and stir' drinks, so you should have no problems. Get the recipe sizzling hot deluxe ipad the Tequila Sunrise. Michael Dietsch Cocktail Contributor Profile Twitter Facebook Email.