- Combining 2 "bad" products can never come to a positive result.
- Neither a short drink nor a long drink should contain more than 7 cl. of alcohol.
- Never combine 2 types of "eau-de-vie" in one cocktail recipe. Never mix grain based spirits (gin, vodka, whisky) with a wine based spirit (cognac).
- Dairy products like milk, cream and eggs do not combine well with fruit juices.
- always follow the order of the cocktail recipe
- It is wise not to mix more than 5 different ingredients.