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Rob Roy, Cocktail #64

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Rob Roy is cocktail number 64 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Rob Roy cocktail history In 1873, a Rob Roy cocktail recipe was published in The Daily Picayune in New Orleans consisting of gum syrup (simple syrup), Angostura bitters, and oychette cordial. It seems like it […]
Rob Roy, Cocktail #64

Planter’s Punch, Cocktail #63

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Planter’s Punch is cocktail number 63 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Planter’s Punch cocktail history Given the simplicity of the Planter’s Punch recipe – rum, citrus, sugar, and water – the drink has most likely been consumed for centuries. In 1857, a letter to the editor […]
Planter’s Punch, Cocktail #63

Pisco Punch, Cocktail #62

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Pisco Punch is cocktail number 62 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Pisco Punch history The Pisco Punch was invented by Duncan Nicol at the Bank Exchange in San Francisco. The Bank Exchange opened in the 1850s and Duncan Nicol began working at the establishment in the […]
Pisco Punch, Cocktail #62

Pink Lady No. 2, Cocktail #61

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Pink Lady No. 2 is cocktail number 61 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Pink Lady No. 2 cocktail history It is unknown by whom or when the Pink Lady cocktail was created. However, in 1911, The Pink Lady was a popular Broadway show. The Pink Lady […]
Pink Lady No. 2, Cocktail #61

Orange Blossom, Cocktail #59

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Orange Blossom is cocktail number 59 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Orange Blossom cocktail history The Orange Blossom is a simple beverage, consisting of orange juice and gin, although some later versions also added sweet (Italian) vermouth. It is unknown by whom or when the Orange […]
Orange Blossom, Cocktail #59

Old Fashioned, Cocktail #58

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Old Fashioned is cocktail number 58 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Old Fashioned cocktail history The Old Fashioned is a simple cocktail, concocted with sugar, bitters, whiskey, and a garnish. Jerry Thomas’ How to Mix Drinks, The Bon-vivant’s Companion, published in 1862, contained a Whiskey Cocktail recipe that […]
Old Fashioned, Cocktail #58

New Orleans Fizz, Cocktail #57

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The New Orleans Fizz is cocktail number 57 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. New Orleans Fizz cocktail history The Fizz cocktail was created by famous mixologist, Henry C. Ramos, in New Orleans. Harry Johnson’s New and Improved Bartender’s Manual, published in 1882, included the Gin Fizz, the […]
New Orleans Fizz, Cocktail #57

Millionaire No. 2, Cocktail #56

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Millionaire No. 2 is cocktail number 56 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Millionaire No. 2 cocktail history The Swank Millionaire No. 2 cocktail recipe is essentially the same recipe as William T. Boothby’s Millionaire No. 3 cocktail, published in 1934: Millionaire, No. 3 Shake well with […]
Millionaire No. 2, Cocktail #56

Millionaire No. 1, Swank Cocktail #55

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Millionaire No. 1 is cocktail number 55 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Millionaire No. 1 cocktail history Numerous beverages have used the Millionaire name over the decades, whether as a cocktail, punch, or sour. In 1905, a Millionaire Cocktail with a peculiar drinking style was […]
Millionaire No. 1, Swank Cocktail #55

Milk Punch, Swank Cocktail #54

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Milk Punch is cocktail number 54 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Milk Punch cocktail history According to cocktail historian, David Wondrich in his book, Punch, Milk Punch dates back to Mary Rockett’s 1711 recipe. By the 1760s, milk punch was all the rage. A 1761 […]
Milk Punch, Swank Cocktail #54

Margarita, Swank Cocktail #51

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Margarita is cocktail number 51 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Margarita cocktail history There are quite a few origination stories for the Margarita cocktail, which basically consists of tequila, lemon or lime juice, and Cointreau, which adds a touch of orange flavor. So, let’s start […]
Margarita, Swank Cocktail #51

Manhattan Cocktail (Dry), Swank #49

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Dry Manhattan is cocktail number 49 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Manhattan cocktail history Two origin stories are typically associated with the Manhattan cocktail, although who really knows how many cocktails with the same name as New York City’s most densely populated borough have been […]
Manhattan Cocktail (Dry), Swank #49