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Archive for David Wondrich

Rooster-Tail

By This raspberry-and-mint tipple is delicious all year round.
Apple Toddy - Whiskey Cocktail

Apple Toddy

By Childhood memories of apple cider with a little something extra to remind you why being an adult is OK, too.
Canadian Punch - Whiskey and Rum Cocktail

Canadian Punch

By This drink recipe first appeared in Jerry Thomas’ seminal 1862 The Bon Vivant’s Companion.
Ward Eight - Rye Whiskey Cocktail

Ward Eight

By The Ward Eight, a turn-of-the-20th-century concoction, is one of Boston’s major contributions to mixology.
Bill Boothby | West Coast Cocktail History

Masters of Mixology: “Cocktail” Bill Boothby

By Award-winning author and Liquor.com advisory board member David Wondrich profiles the legendary turn-of-the-20th-century San Francisco bartender and shares his signature cocktail recipe.

Classic Rum-Brandy Punch

By This historic summer punch brings back the good ol’ days.

Gypsy Queen

By One of the earliest vodka-cocktail recipes created in the US, this simple tipple dates back to 1938.
How To Pair Spirits | Spirit Pairing Tips

Cocktail Matchmaking

By Award-winning author and Liquor.com advisory board member David Wondrich discusses some of the most tasty and enduring ingredient pairings and the drinks that feature them.
USS Richmond Punch - Rum Cocktail

USS Richmond Punch

By All hands on deck for the historic quadruple-liquor USS Richmond Punch.
April Fool's Recipe | Rooster Tail

Behind the Drink: Rooster-Tail

By Liquor.com advisory board member and award-winning author David Wondrich discovers a lost Civil War cocktail and a piece of American history.
McKinley's Delight - Whiskey Cocktail

McKinley’s Delight

By Many presidents had cocktails created in their honor, but few have stood the test of time. Created in 1896 during the 25th president’s election, the McKinley’s Delight is an exception. It incorporates classic elements from the Manhattan, but dresses them up for the special occasion with cherry liqueur and a dash of absinthe.
McKinley’s Delight Rye Whiskey Cocktail

Inauguration Cocktails

By Small wonder that a great many of our presidents have liked a good, stiff drink every once in awhile.

Punch Up the Holidays

By Liquor.com advisory board member and award-winning author David Wondrich shares one of his favorite party cocktails.

A Cocktail Family Tree

By Liquor.com advisory board member and award-winning author David Wondrich examines the lineage of some enduringly popular classic drinks and finds a few interesting hereditary surprises.

5 Tips: Summer Punch

By Celebrate the season by whipping up a big bowl of punch. Learn the secrets to making large-format cocktails from award-winning author and Liquor.com advisory board member David Wondrich.
French 75 Cocktail

Behind the Drink: The French 75

By Should this classic be made with cognac or gin? Find out the answer from award-winning author and Liquor.com advisory board member David Wondrich.

Mary Pickford

By Sweet but with a real kick, just like its namesake.

1792 Kentucky White Dog Julep

By In honor of the state’s 220th anniversary, Liquor.com advisory board member David Wondrich created this refreshing Bluegrass tipple.

Fish House Punch

By The recipe for this classic Philadelphia tipple is at least 200 years old.

Bluegrass Mixology

By On June 1, 1792, Kentucky joined the Union and became the 15th state. Celebrate the 220th anniversary of this historic milestone with a traditional Bluegrass drink from award-winning author and Liquor.com advisory board member David Wondrich.
Queen Elizabeth - Vermouth Cocktail

Queen Elizabeth

By This early post-Prohibition concoction from Philadelphia is named for its creator’s wife, not the monarch.

Boston Rum Punch

By This delicious mix of rum and lemonade is a Beantown classic.
Boston Rum Punch – Rum Cocktail

A Boston (Rum) Punch

By Celebrate the New England holiday Patriot’s Day by mixing up this local and historic drink discovered by award-winning author and Liquor.com advisory board member David Wondrich.
Bloody Caesar Cocktail - Brunch Cocktails

Behind the Drink: The Bloody Caesar

By Beware the Ides of March by reading this story from award-winning author and Liquor.com advisory board member David Wondrich about a Canadian brunch cocktail.

Garrick Club Punch

By Garrick Club Punch tasted as good in 1835 as it does today.
Fish House Punch - Rum Cocktail

Behind the Drink: Fish House Punch

By Award-winning author and Liquor.com advisory board member David Wondrich explores the origins of this historic concoction.
Whisky Skin - Whiskey Cocktail

Whisky Skin

By If you're cold (or you have a cold), make this hot Scotch drink.
Tom and Jerry - Rum Cocktail

Tom & Jerry

By Make any day a holiday by fixing a bowl of decadent Tom & Jerry.

Masters of Mixology: Constante Ribalaigua Vert

By Liquor.com advisor and award-winning author David Wondrich explores the history of famed Cuban bartender Constante Ribalaigua Vert.
The Modern Cocktail - Whiskey Cocktail

The Modern Cocktail

By This drink was the new, new thing—at the turn of the 20th century.
Tom & Jerry - Hot Cocktails

In Defense of Tom & Jerry

By Liquor.com advisor and award-winning author David Wondrich makes the case for why you should serve a big bowl of this decadent concoction during the holidays.
Cooperstown Cocktail - Gin Cocktail

Cooperstown Cocktail

By Toast baseball’s legends with this minty concoction.
The Modern Cocktail

Modern Times

By Liquor.com advisor and award-winning author David Wondrich ruminates on trendiness and explores the history of an aptly named Scotch-and-sloe-gin drink.
Malice in Hollywood No. 1 - Whiskey Cocktail

Malice in Hollywood No. 1

By Remember the glamorous days of old Hollywood with this creation of '40s gossip columnist Hedda Hopper.
Garrick Club Punch - Summer Cocktails

The Garrick Club Punch

By Award-winning author and Liquor.com advisor David Wondrich ladles out some gin history and shares one of his favorite punch recipes calling for the complex spirit.

Romanoff’s of Beverly Hills

By Drink like Bogie, Bacall and the Rat Pack: This was the house cocktail of their favorite Hollywood watering hole.
Gypsy Queen - Vodka Cocktail History

The Concise Prehistory of Vodka Cocktails in America

By Award-winning author and Liquor.com advisor David Wondrich traces the history of vodka drinks in America.
Martini with Olives - Martini History - Martini Recipe

Behind the Drink: The Martini

By Award-winning author and Liquor.com advisor David Wondrich explores the origins of this classic gin-and-vermouth recipe.
Tequila Daisy - Tequila Cocktail

Tequila Daisy

By The Spanish word for daisy? Margarita.
Cooperstown - Baseball Cocktails

Take Me Out to the Bar Room

By Just in time for the beginning of the season, historian and Liquor.com advisor David Wondrich unearths a classic baseball cocktail.

Sherry Cobbler

By Chill down with this old-school low-alcohol sipper.
William Schmidt - Master Mixologist - Cocktail History

Masters of Mixology: William Schmidt

By Historian and Liquor.com advisor David Wondrich proves why turn-of-the-20th-century bartender William Schmidt and his book The Flowing Bowl are still important today.
Jerry Thomas - Cocktail History

Jerry Thomas, 125 Years Later

By Read about the first celebrity bartender and why he’s still remembered today.
Punch by David Wondrich - Classic Punch Recipe

In Defense of Punch

By Award-winning author David Wondrich explains the allure of the historic and delicious libation.
Sherry Cobbler Cocktail - Classic Cocktail Recipe

The Other Cobbler

By People sipped this low-alcohol tipple to cool off before there was air conditioning. Try one of the 1830s’ most popular drinks.
Tom Collins - Cocktail Recipe - Cocktail History

Behind the Drink: The Tom Collins

By The story of who actually created this classic and enduring summer cocktail.
Tequila Daisy - History of the Margarita

Behind the Drink: The Margarita

By Get the story of how this legendary cocktail was created from award-winning author and Liquor.com advisory board member David Wondrich.
Cocktail Glass on the Red Carpet - Classic Hollywood Cocktails

Red Carpet Cocktails

By As you watch the Academy Awards, mix up these Hollywood classics.
Queen Elizabeth Cocktail - Groundhog Day Cocktail

An Early Taste of Spring

By Whether Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow or not, here’s a cocktail to get you through the next six weeks.
Whisky Skin Cocktail - Hot Toddy Recipe

The Real Hot Toddy

By To keep warm this winter try this traditional cocktail recipe.
Apple Toddy - Cold Weather Cocktails

The Big Apple Cocktail

By Warm up with this traditional apple-based cocktail.
USS Richmond Punch - Thanksgiving Cocktails

What Would a Pilgrim Drink?

By Get your Thanksgiving guests into the holiday mood with this traditional and delicious punch.