The Astonishing History of Your Favorite Cocktails

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  • russ.cobleigh posted 1 year ago

    I still have a copper moscow mule cup from a long time ago !

  • jorgebottle83 posted 2 years ago

    Margarita was invented in Ensenada Baja California at Andaluz Bar at the historic and cultural center Riviera were Al Capone used to gamble at the prohibition times, there is a plate conmemorating the birth of the drink just outside the bar.

  • pouringpro posted 2 years ago

    Great list.
    The story citing Margarita Samms as the creator of the Margarita is the one that I believe.
    But as we all know it is extremely difficult to trace the origin of any drink. After all alcohol is involved.
    As for The Long Island Iced Tea, I always tell my students at #connecticutschoolofbartending that if you look at the list of the major Collins drinks and Sours in mixology, perhaps this bartender simply combined a Tom and Vodka Collins with a Daiquiri and a Margarita thinking it would be the ultimate sour. After tasting it he tossed in some Coke to make it drinkable. After all things go better with Coke.

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