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Zazarac, Cocktail #80

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Zazaracis cocktail number 80 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Zazarac cocktail history The last cocktail on the Swank cocktail guide is the Zazarac. A bit of an obscure cocktail – both Google and the spell-checking editor I use, try to change Zazarac to “Sazerac,” a slightly […]
Zazarac, Cocktail #80

XYZ, Cocktail #79

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The XYZ is cocktail number 79 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. XYZ cocktail history In 1930, Harry Craddock included the XYZ cocktail in his The Savoy Cocktail Book on page 178. X.Y.Z. Cocktail 1/4 Lemon Juice.1/4 Cointreau.1/2 Bacardi Rum.Shake well and strain into cocktail glass. By 1933, […]
XYZ, Cocktail #79

Widow’s Dream, Cocktail #78

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Widow’s Dream is cocktail number 78 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Widow’s Dream cocktail history An April 1908 article in the Mixer and Server credits bartender, Jake Didier, who authored The Reminder, with creating the Widow’s Dream: Jake Didier, author of “The Reminder,” has been anxious […]
Widow’s Dream, Cocktail #78

White Lion, Cocktail #77

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The White Lion is cocktail number 77 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. White Lion cocktail history Jerry Thomas included a White Lion cocktail recipe in 1862 in his How to Mix Drinks, The Bon-vivant’s Companion on page 70. 176. White Lion. (Use small bar glass.)1 1/2 teaspoonful of […]
White Lion, Cocktail #77

Whiskey Sour, Cocktail #76

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Whiskey Sour is cocktail number 76 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Whiskey Sour cocktail history Given the simple ingredients of the Whiskey Sour – whiskey, lemon juice, and sugar – it most likely has been consumed under one name or another, or none, for a very […]
Whiskey Sour, Cocktail #76

Ward 8, Cocktail #75

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Ward 8 is cocktail number 75 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Ward 8 cocktail history As with so many cocktails, there are multiple origination stories. Quincy House, Boston, Massachusetts In 1929, the Boston Globe published an article regarding the sale of the bar from the Quincy […]
Ward 8, Cocktail #75

Hot Toddy, Cocktail #74

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Hot Toddy is cocktail number 74 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Hot Toddy cocktail history The Hot Toddy is believed to have originated centuries ago in India where the toddy was made by fermenting palm tree sap. The Hot Toddy has been used for hundreds of […]
Hot Toddy, Cocktail #74

Stinger, Cocktail #73

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Stinger is cocktail number 73 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Stinger cocktail history A simple cocktail, the Stinger consists of only two ingredients, Brandy and Creme de Menthe. While its creator is unknown, a similar cocktail, The Judge, was included by William Schmidt in 1891 in […]
Stinger, Cocktail #73

Sloe Gin Fizz, Cocktail #72

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Sloe Gin Fizz is cocktail number 72 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Sloe Gin Fizz cocktail history Before you say, “Ugh, Sloe Gin? That nasty stuff people used to drink back in high school or college?” – let’s start with the history of sloe gin. Sloe […]
Sloe Gin Fizz, Cocktail #72

Singapore Sling, Cocktail #71

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Singapore Sling is cocktail number 71 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Singapore Sling history Every visit to Singapore should begin with the world-famous Singapore Sling at the place where it was created, the Long Bar at the Raffles Hotel. Operating since 1887, the Raffles Hotel is a display of […]
Singapore Sling, Cocktail #71

Silver Stallion, Cocktail #70

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Silver Stallion is cocktail number 70 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Silver Stallion cocktail history The Silver Stallion cocktail is generally thought to have been a nod to The Silver Stallion, A Comedy of Redemption, written by James Branch Cabell and published in 1926. Judge Jr’s […]
Silver Stallion, Cocktail #70

Silver Fizz, Cocktail #69

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Silver Fizz is cocktail number 69 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Silver Fizz history A variation of the Gin Fizz created by famous mixologist, Henry C. Ramos, in New Orleans. The Silver Fizz adds a egg white to the mixture. Silver Fizz cocktail recipe 2 jiggers […]
Silver Fizz, Cocktail #69

Sidecar, Cocktail #68

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Sidecar is cocktail number 68 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Sidecar cocktail history The Sidecar was most likely created in the late 1910s or early 1920s in London or Paris Several have claimed to be the inventor of the Sidecar cocktail including the Ritz Hotel in […]
Sidecar, Cocktail #68

Shamrock, Cocktail #67

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Shamrock is cocktail number 67 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Shamrock cocktail history The creator of the Shamrock cocktail is unknown. However, in 1900, James C. Maloney included a Shamrock cocktail recipe on page 43 of The 20th Century Guide for Mixing Fancy Drinks. The recipe, […]
Shamrock, Cocktail #67

Screwdriver, Cocktail #66

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Screwdriver is cocktail number 66 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Screwdriver cocktail history According to The Oxford Companion to Spirits and Cocktails, the Screwdriver cocktail dates back to World War II, with the name first used in Ankara, Turkey in 1943. Other folklore says the drink […]
Screwdriver, Cocktail #66

Salome, Cocktail #65

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Salome is cocktail number 65 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Salome cocktail history The Biblical Salome While not specifically named, it is believed that it was Salome, the daughter Herodias and step-daughter of Herod Antipas, who asked for the head of John the Baptist on a […]
Salome, Cocktail #65