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The Moll Cocktail

We’re back to the classic Savoy Cocktail Book for this one. I haven’t been able to track down much of anything about the provenance of the Moll, but it presumably takes its name from the word for a gangster’s girl (who often, herself, packed a piece) that was being popularized in the nascent… 158 more words

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MxMo: Chalet & Golden Bough

After being somewhat delinquent last month, it’s Mixology Monday time again! This month’s theme is all about “shims” - low alcohol drinks - from Dinah over at… 550 more words


The Brown Cocktail and the Rosemary Cocktail

Both of these vintage cocktails come from The Old Waldorf-Astoria Bar Book. The Brown was purportedly named for a student from the university of the same name, while the Rosemary’s provenance is explained somewhere else in the book other than with its recipe. 212 more words

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The Oldest Living Confederate Widow

This drink is possibly the greatest version of a Gin Sour to ever exist. Ever. It’s truly refreshing, so very dangerous and I want to drink them all year round! 141 more words

Craft Cocktails

The Modernista

The Modernista is is Ted Haigh´s (aka Dr. Cocktail) name for the Modern Cocktail, sometimes called Modern Maid (as found in Vintage Spirits and Forgotten Cocktails… 55 more words

Old Fashioned


The Tailspin is another cocktail from the Death & Co Cocktail Book, this one from the Classic & Vintage section.

I realized while making it that it’s a… 233 more words



While searching what to do with my Austrian Pear Liqueur I found the Statesman cocktail, created by Erick Castro (2008), in Jim Meehan´s PDT Cocktail Book… 58 more words