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Gin and Dubonnet - I Know Where I'm Going! (1945)

On Thursday my friend Julie and I enjoyed a decadent evening at the American Bar at the Savoy. It was Jule’s birthday and we figured if we skipped dinner and made do with the (plentiful) olives and nuts, a cocktail or two would cost no more than going out for a meal. 1,176 more words


The Paddy Cocktail

Apologies to all 8 or so of my readers, because I haven’t been posting much lately. This is mostly the result of just drinking old-fashioneds… 215 more words


Green Dragon Cocktail

The Green Dragon Cocktail looks modern and fancy! However, this minty gin drink is from the the Savoy Cocktail Book (1930).

Ingredients (given in unitless proportions) 35 more words


Creole Cocktail

I should have a look at the Savoy Cocktail Book more often. The Creole Cocktail is a lovely sweet and warming drink just right for a frosty winter night. 37 more words


The Moonshine Cocktail

Another from the Savoy Cocktail Book, the Moonshine Cocktail is about as simple as it gets, and also about as tasty. I can’t find any history on this drink, so perhaps it was a Harry Craddock original…but who knows? 164 more words


Classic Cocktail

The Classic Cocktail, found in The Savoy Cocktail Book,  is the perfect “Good Night” drink, especially if you like brandy and Maraschino (a liqueur from Dalmatia, obtained from the distillation of Marasca cherries) so much than I do. 54 more words

Old Fashioned

The Honolulu Cocktail

Hugo Ensslin’s 1917 book Recipes for Mixed Drinks lists one version of the Honolulu Cocktail, and his is the recipe we’ll be featuring here. The Savoy Cocktail Book… 178 more words