Classic Cocktails


Sample these sophisticated cocktails of time gone by, and you'll find yourself trasnported to the Algonquin Hotel, or a speakeasy that requires a special password.

And don't be shy, no bathtub gin required. Modern gin is flavorful and smooth, and is sublime in the Blackberry Bramble, Bees Knees or the classic Gin Fizz .

If you'd like to learn more about the history of cocktails in America, check out these books: The silver bullet: the martini in American civilization by Lowell Edmunds, Domesticating drink: women, men, and alcohol in America, 1870-1940 by Catherine Gilbert Murdock, or The cocktail: the influence of spirits on the American psyche by Joseph Lanza.

For more classic cocktails, see The Classic Cocktails

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