Sidecar cocktail

Sidecar

Spirit Used: Brandy

Sidecar is a drink that was created in the 1920s at the Sidecar Bar of the Ritz Paris, located on Place Vendôme. The original recipe used brandy, Cointreau, and lemon juice. Today it is also made with rum or whiskey.

Pear Brandy And Amaretto Sour cocktail

Pear Brandy And Amaretto Sour

Spirit Used: Brandy

The history of the pear brandy and amaretto sour cocktail is not well documented. It is made with brandy, amaretto, lemon juice and sugar. Some recipes for this cocktail may also use grenadine. The drink was probably created in the 1950s or 1960s. Some …

Drum cocktail

Drum

Spirit Used: Brandy, Rum, Tequila

Drum cocktails are a drink that has been in existence for a long time. It is commonly served in bars and pubs throughout the United States. The drink’s origins date back to when rum was in abundance in the Caribbean. The drink is a mixture of rum, frui …

Cuban No. 2 cocktail

Cuban No. 2

Spirit Used: Brandy, Rum

This is a classic cocktail from the 1920s. It was invented by Constantino Ribalaigua Vert at The Biltmore Hotel in Havana, Cuba. In fact it’s so famous that many people believe it originated there.

Chocolate Daisy cocktail

Chocolate Daisy

Spirit Used: Brandy

Chocolate Daisy cocktail, also known as the Chocolate Daisy, is a classic drink created in 1922. Raymond Chandler is quoted saying “The chocolate daisy is a delightful drink and I don’t know why anybody bothers to make any other kind.” The original rec …

Bull's Milk cocktail

Bull’s Milk

Spirit Used: Brandy, Rum

The Bull’s Milk cocktail is a mix of honey, cinnamon, and water. It’s popular in Sweden and Denmark. It is an old-timey drink that has been around since the 18th century. It was originally created for children to consume before they went to bed, but ev …

Button Hook cocktail

Button Hook

Spirit Used: Brandy

The Button Hook is named after the tool of the same name, which was used to keep the buttons of soldiers’ uniforms from popping off. It’s a cocktail that has been served at bars and restaurants across America for over 125 years, but it’s origin is unkn …

Calvados Sidecar cocktail

Calvados Sidecar

Spirit Used: Brandy

The Calvados Sidecar cocktail is a delicious alcoholic drink that has its roots in the 1920s. It was created by Harry MacElhone, who is said to have invented the drink at Harry’s New York Bar in Paris. It contains three ingredients: cognac, orange liqu …

Canyon Quake cocktail

Canyon Quake

Spirit Used: Brandy

Canyon Quake is a cocktail made with tequila, lime juice, agave nectar, and Aperol. It was created by famous mixologist Tony Abou-Ganim to commemorate the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake in the San Francisco Bay Area. The name comes from the Loma Prieta ea …

Capriccio cocktail

Capriccio

Spirit Used: Brandy

The Capriccio cocktail is a drink that was created in the late 1800s. It was inspired by the opera, “Cavalleria Rusticana” that was written in 1890. This cocktail got it’s name from the word capriccio which means “lighthearted musical improvisation”. T …

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