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Dixie, Swank Cocktail #32

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Dixie is cocktail number 32 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Dixie cocktail history There were several (or possibly numerous) cocktails named the Dixie throughout the years. In 1912, a recipe was published in Georgia for a corn whiskey-based Dixie cocktail containing corn whiskey, simple syrup, […]
Dixie, Swank Cocktail #32

Diablo, Swank Cocktail #31

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Diablo is cocktail number 31 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Diablo cocktail history Less famous than the El Diablo, a tequila cocktail, this Diablo recipe is similar to a Diablo cocktail recipe published in 1934 in Cocktail Bill Boothby’s World Drinks and How to Mix […]
Diablo, Swank Cocktail #31

Cuba Libre, Swank Cocktail #28

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Cuba Libre is cocktail number 28 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Cuba Libre cocktail history According to the Bacardi historical timeline, the Cuba Libre was created in 1900 in Havana when when American soldiers celebrating the end of the Spanish-American War mixed Bacardi rum and […]
Cuba Libre, Swank Cocktail #28

Creole, Swank Cocktail #27

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Creole is cocktail number 27 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Creole Cocktail history The name “Creole cocktail” appears to have been used on a variety of cocktails from the 1880s forward, with the ingredients varying greatly, and none close to the Swank Creole cocktail recipe. […]
Creole, Swank Cocktail #27

Collins, Swank Cocktail #26

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Collins is cocktail number 26 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Collins Cocktail history Harry Johnson’s New and Improved Bartender’s Manual, published 1882, contains a John Collins recipe and a Tom Collins recipe. The difference between the recipes is Holland Gin, also called Jenever, in the John […]
Collins, Swank Cocktail #26

Coffee Cocktail, Swank #25

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Coffee Cocktail is cocktail number 25 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Coffee Cocktail history Leo Engel’s American and Other Drinks, published in 1878, contains a Criterion Coffee Punch recipe consisting of coffee, egg, and brandy – similar to the Swank Coffee Cocktail recipe if Cointreau is […]
Coffee Cocktail, Swank #25

Clover Club, Swank Cocktail #24

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Clover Club is cocktail number 24 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Clover Club cocktail history The Clover Club Cocktail is believed to have been created at the Clover Club in Philadelphia, which began meeting at the Bellevue-Stratford Hotel in January 1882. Per the newspaper article […]
Clover Club, Swank Cocktail #24

Claret Cobbler, Swank Cocktail #23

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Claret Cobbler is cocktail number 23 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Claret Cobbler cocktail history A very old libation, the Claret Cobbler was described in 1845 in the Glasgow Herald as an American beverage consisting of Claret and orange juice. Jerry Thomas’ How to Mix Drinks, […]
Claret Cobbler, Swank Cocktail #23

Champagne Cocktail, Swank #22

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Champagne Cocktail is cocktail number 22 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Champagne Cocktail history One only has to browse through a few old cocktail recipe books to realize the enduring popularity of Champagne cocktails. In Jerry Thomas’ How to Mix Drinks, The Bon-vivant’s Companion, published […]
Champagne Cocktail, Swank #22

Bronx, Swank Cocktail #21

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Bronx is cocktail number 21 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Bronx cocktail history Who created the Bronx cocktail? Multiple people claim to have originated the cocktail. The earliest attribution (and closest to the date believed for the cocktail’s conception), was in 1901, when a syndicated […]
Bronx, Swank Cocktail #21

Blue Moon, Swank Cocktail #20

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Blue Moon is cocktail number 20 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Blue Moon cocktail history While the creator of the Blue Moon cocktail is unknown, a Blue Moon Cocktail recipe appeared in the Idaho Statesman in 1911. A Blue Moon cocktail, with a slightly different […]
Blue Moon, Swank Cocktail #20

Blue Devil, Swank Cocktail #19

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days The Blue Devil is cocktail number 19 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Blue Devil cocktail history First mentions of The Blue Devil, a drink that looks purely tropical, are found in London, England and Clovis, New Mexico. In 1930, Harry Craddock’s The Savoy Cocktail Book included […]
Blue Devil, Swank Cocktail #19

Bloody Mary, Swank Cocktail #18

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days Bloody Mary is cocktail number 18 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Bloody Mary cocktail history Creation of the Bloody Mary is attributed to at least three individuals – Fernand Petiot at the New York Bar in Paris (later known as Harry’s New York Bar), Comedian George […]
Bloody Mary, Swank Cocktail #18

Blood and Sand, Swank Cocktail #17

🏠 » Cocktails » Swank Cocktail Guide: 80 cocktails in 80 days Blood and Sand is cocktail number 17 on the Swank Cocktail Guide. Blood and Sand cocktail history Blood and Sand (Sangre y arena), a novel written in 1908 by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez about bullfighting in Spain, was published in English in America in 1919. The novel […]
Blood and Sand, Swank Cocktail #17