John Collins Cocktail (1869)

John Collins Recipe Type: Cocktail Author: Steward & Barkeeper’s Manual by Haney & Co The earliest discovered recipe for the John Collins cocktail is featured in [i]Steward & Barkeeper’s Manual[/i] of 1869 published by Haney & Co. of New York. [br][br][img alt=”” src=”http://www.barmancity.com/images/stories/biblioteka/bartenders_guide.gif” class=”alignleft” width=”190″ height=”300″]Named after the head waiter at Limmers Hotel and Coffee […]

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Recipe – Blow My Skull Off Cocktail (1850)

Blow My Skull Off Recipe Type: Cocktail Author: Drinking Cup By 1850 there was still no licensed inns available in a newly colonised Australia yet after building the nations first church and hospital by paying workers with grog, needless to say a little rum went a long way. One such colonists concoction was the aptly […]

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Harvard Cocktail (1895)

Harvard Cocktail Author: Modern American Drinks by George J Kappeler [img alt=”” src=”http://www.classicmixology.com/sites/classicmixology.com/files/imagecache/source_image/85/modern_american_drinks_cover.jpg” class=”alignleft” width=”200″ height=”265″]The long lost older brother of the famous Manhattan cocktail, this drink first saw print in 1895 in the book [i]Modern American Drinks[/i] by George J Kappeler and originally replaced the above mentioned cherry liqueur with soda water, – something […]

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Recipe – Mint Julep Cocktail (1862)

Mint Julep Author: Drinking Cup [url href=”http://www.drinkingcup.net/wp-content/uploads/Mint-Julep-Harry-Johnson.jpg”][img src=”http://www.drinkingcup.net/wp-content/uploads/Mint-Julep-Harry-Johnson-98×300.jpg” alt=”” width=”98″ height=”300″ class=”alignleft size-medium wp-image-2080″][/url][br]The etymology of the word Julep can be further traced back to ancient Persia, written گلاب (golâb – aka julab or gulab) meaning “rose water”. As the drink migrated with trade throughout the Mediterranean, it is presumed the more aromatic and medicinal […]

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