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Mamie Taylor, Swank Cocktail #48

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Mamie Taylor is cocktail number 48 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Mamie Taylor cocktail history A 1902 Syracuse, New York newspaper article tells the story of the creation and naming of the Mamie Taylor in Rochester, New York in 1899: Several stories have been told […]
Mamie Taylor, Swank Cocktail #48

King Alphonse, Swank Cocktail #47

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The King Alphonse is cocktail number 47 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. King Alphonse cocktail history The origin of the King Alphonse cocktail is unknown. However, the King Alphonse cocktail appeared in Hon. William T. Boothby’s “Cocktail Bill” Boothby’s World Drinks and How to Mix Them, […]
King Alphonse, Swank Cocktail #47

Jamaica Ginger, Swank Cocktail #46

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Jamaica Ginger is cocktail number 46 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Jamaica Ginger cocktail history Jamaica Ginger, or “Jake,” has quite a storied past. Jamaica Ginger began being sold in drug stores around 1860 for medicinal purposes and was touted as “a delicious, refreshing wholesome […]
Jamaica Ginger, Swank Cocktail #46

Jack Rose, Swank Cocktail #45

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Jack Rose is cocktail number 45 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Jack Rose cocktail history A 1905 article in the National Police Gazette credits Frank J. May as the creator of the Jack Rose: “Frank J. May, better known as Jack Rose, is the inventor […]
Jack Rose, Swank Cocktail #45

Hurricane, Swank Cocktail #44

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Hurricane is cocktail number 44 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Hurricane cocktail history Mention a Hurricane cocktail and many will say, “Oh, they’re from New Orleans-I’ve had one at Pat O’Brien’s.” Not so fast. There have been several Hurricane cocktail recipes throughout the decades. 1935 […]
Hurricane, Swank Cocktail #44

Gunga Din, Swank Cocktail #43

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Gunga Din is cocktail number 43 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Gunga Din history “You’re a better man than I am, Gunga Din.” Gunga Din, the Poem Gunga Din is a poem written in 1890 by Rudyard Kipling and published in Barrack-Room Ballads and Other Verses […]
Gunga Din, Swank Cocktail #43

Grasshopper, Swank Cocktail #42

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Grasshopper is cocktail number 42 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Grasshopper cocktail history The creation of the Grasshopper cocktail is credited to Philip Guichet at Tujague’s Restaurant in New Orleans, Louisiana. Tujague’s Restaurant, the second oldest restaurant in New Orleans, was established in 1856 by […]
Grasshopper, Swank Cocktail #42

Golden Fizz, Swank Cocktail #41

🏠  » Cocktails» Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Golden Fizz is cocktail number 41 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Golden Fizz cocktail On the heels of the Gin Fizz, the Golden Fizz cocktail adds a yolk to the concoction. As described. in 1882 in The Boston Globe: The Gin-Fizz is the Ordinary Indulgence. […]
Golden Fizz, Swank Cocktail #41

Gin Fizz, Swank Cocktail #40

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Gin Fizz is cocktail number 40 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Gin Fizz cocktail history Invented by famous mixologist, Henry C. Ramos, the Gin Fizz, also sometimes called Ramos Fizz or the New Orleans Fizz (although the New Orleans Fizz is a different Swank recipe), […]
Gin Fizz, Swank Cocktail #40

Gin and Tonic, Swank Cocktail #39

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Gin and Tonic is cocktail number 39 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Gin and Tonic cocktail history Tonic water, another beverage with a history of treating malaria using quinine, dates back hundreds of years. As Mary Poppins taught us, “A spoonful of sugar helps the […]
Gin and Tonic, Swank Cocktail #39

Gimlet, Swank Cocktail #38

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Gimlet is cocktail number 38 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Gimlet cocktail history In 1930, The Gimlet cocktail recipe was published in both Harry McElhone’s Harry‘s ABC of Mixing Cocktails and in Harry Craddock’s The Savoy Cocktail Book. 110. Gimlet1/2 Plymouth Gin, 1/2 Rose’s Lime […]
Gimlet, Swank Cocktail #38

Gibson, Swank Cocktail #37

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Gibson is cocktail number 37 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Gibson cocktail history According to Edward W. Townsend in an 1896 San Francisco Examiner newspaper article, William Curtis Gibson invented the Gibson cocktail. …hence I drink and talk about the Gibson cocktail. It is the […]
Gibson, Swank Cocktail #37

French 75, Swank Cocktail #35

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The French 75 is cocktail number 35 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. French 75 cocktail history The French 75 cocktail, or Soixante Quinze en français, was created by Harry MacElhone of Harry’s Bar in Paris. The recipe, titled the “75” Cocktail, appeared as cocktail number 228 […]
French 75, Swank Cocktail #35

Earthquake Cocktail, Swank #34

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Earthquake is cocktail number 34 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Earthquake cocktail history Numerous Earthquake Cocktails have appeared throughout the years. The Tremblement de Terre cocktail, or Earthquake, a cocktail consisting of half absinthe and half cognac, is attributed to the French painter, Henri de […]
Earthquake Cocktail, Swank #34

Dubonnet Fizz, Swank Cocktail #33

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Dubonnet Fizz is cocktail number 33 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Dubonnet Fizz cocktail history Sir Joseph Dubonnet, a Parisian wine merchant and chemist, created Dubonnet in 1846 in response to a French military’s contest to create a drink containing quinine to be used in […]
Dubonnet Fizz, Swank Cocktail #33