How to Make a Bronx Cocktail

Bronx cocktail makes one of the best martinis by making use of gin and vermouth as well as orange juice. It was created by John Solon in 1900 and was also mentioned in top 3 cocktails of the world in 1934, just after Martini and Manhattan cocktail.

The interesting thing about the creator of this drink is that he never touched liqueur, yet he was a master in making cocktails. The drink is still very popular in many bars and is the official cocktail of international bartenders association.

The Bronx cocktail is named after one of the five boroughs of New York City. There are many other variations of this drink and all of them replace orange juice with other juices. Here’s how you can make your own.

Utensils: A cocktail glass, a cocktail shaker

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Serving size: One serving


– 1 and ½ ounces of gin
– ¼ ounce of dry vermouth
– 1 ounce of orange juice
– Ice cubes as required
– An orange slice for garnishing


  • 1

    Take a cocktail shaker and add ice cubes in it along with 1 and ½ ounces of gin, quarter ounce of dry vermouth and one ounce of fresh orange juice.

  • 2

    Turn on the cocktail shaker to mix all of the contents thoroughly.

  • 3

    Take a cocktail glass and strain all of the contents of the cocktail shaker into it.

  • 4

    Garnish the drink with an orange slice. Refreshing orangey Bronx cocktail is ready to serve. Sit back and have fun sipping it.

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