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This drink was a child of the 70’s, arriving a decade before the Cosmopolitan hit the bar room. Cocktail historian David Wondrich says the history of the Kamikaze can be traced by to 1976.
It is said that this recipe arrived sometime in the 1970s by Norman Jay Hobday in San Francisco. The cocktail represents the flavor profile of the 1878 Lemon Drop candy, or that’s the theory of its inception.
The Madras falls into the same category as the Sea Breeze, Bay Breeze, and Cape Codder and set the stage for one of the most popular cocktails of all time: The Cosmopolitan.
A breakfast cocktail or night cap, the mind eraser is a design for those looking to loose their inhibitions.
The Moscow Mule is said to have been invented in 1941 and largely considered the cocktail that sparked the popularity of vodka in the United States. It pairs ginger beer with vodka and a bit of lime acidity.
A riff off the traditional lemon drop "martini" that tastes like a lemon drop candy, but with passion fruit instead. No history with this one, just fun taste experiences.
The Pearl Harbor is one of the only vodka cocktails we enjoy, it's like a Melon Ball but using pineapple juice over orange juice. Might not be classic, but a worthy contender.
First documented in 1938, this classic mixer was said to be originally stirred with a screwdriver by American Aviators.
This cocktail is said to have been invented in the 1920s. Vodka was not introduced into the United States until the 1930s so the original Sea Breeze wold have been designed with gin as the core spirit.
A cocktail of the 80's that has been made bad many times over the last thirty years; our goal was to find one worth trying yet still maintains the sweet-forward flavor.
The Vodka Collins is a variation of the earlier Tom Collins by simply removing Old Tom Gin and replacing it with vodka. Difford’s Guide suggests that Vodka Collins cocktails were being served in 1933 after the repeal of prohibition.
The Dude approves of the White Russian. This cocktail is a variation of the Black Russian and appeared around the 1960, 10+ years after the Black Russian. Of course, it blew up when Jeff Bridges drank it in The Big Lebowski
The Woo Woo is a cocktail with a shrouded history for such a well known drink. One of the rumored histories noted by Bols Amsterdam was that the cocktail was designed by a bartender at the now closed First Edition bar in Bayside, NY.