Category: History

Pisco Sour

Pisco Sour Pisco is a brandy from either Peru or Chile. Both countries lay claims to its…

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Vowel Cocktail

Vowel Cocktail I cannot speak highly enough about this book, Vintage Spirits & Forgotten Cocktails by Ted Haigh….

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Prohibition

Prohibition January 17, 1920 Prohibition in the United States began. This made the production, sale and consumption…

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Tsunami

Tsunami A Tsunami is an underground earthquake in the ocean which causes massive waves up to 100+…

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Raines Law Room

Raines Law Room An authentic speakeasy which was in operation since Prohibition, is Raines Law Room on…

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Martini

Martini The Martini is probably the most basic, iconic cocktail of all time.  And though its simply…

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Brown Derby

Brown Derby The Brown Derby was an iconic restaurant in Hollywood shaped like Derby hat.  It was…

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Allies

Allies This cocktail is an interesting variation of a Martini.  I fell in love with it immediately…

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