Killer Queen

There are different variations out there of the Killer Queen cocktail with this version mixing gin with tart flavors of pomegranate juice with the woodsy aromatic herb taste of rosemary providing many flavors in itself. INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 oz Gin 1 1/2 oz Freshly Squeezed Pomegranate Juice 3/4 oz Lime Juice 1/2 oz Simple Syrup …

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The Tuxedo

Since its inception in the 1880s, the Tuxedo Cocktail has had many variations. The earliest siting in publication comes from Harry Johnson’s Bartender Manual (1900). The cocktail is named after the Tuxedo Club in Orange County, New York where it was first created and is related to the classic Martini. INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 oz Gin 1 1/2 oz Dry Vermouth …

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Negroni Sbagliato

The Negroni Sbagliato, (pronounced sba-yah-to) aka the Broken Negroni, is a spin-off the classic Negroni and is the perfect brunch cocktail. There’s a big difference between the Sbagliato and the Classic Negroni. According to legend, which is posted on Campari’s website: In 1972, Mirko Stocchetto at the Bar Basso in Milan added sparkling wine instead of the …

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Pink Slip

This cocktail is a new cocktail, created in 2018 for the Caorunn Cocktail Collection by Tyler Hill at Bar Liquorice in Baltimore, Maryland. INGREDIENTS 2 oz Gin 3/4 oz St-Germain elderflower liqueur 3/4 oz Lemonade 1/2 oz Cranberry Juice 1/2 oz Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice Garnish: Lemon Wedge/Wheel PREPARATION Add all the ingredients into a cocktail …

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Irish Swan

This St. Patrick’s Day inspired cocktail combines Sipsmith® London Dry Gin and single grain whiskey.   INGREDIENTS 1 oz Sipsmith® London Dry Gin 1 oz Whiskey 1/2 oz Sloe Gin 1/2 oz Sweet Vermouth Dash of orange bitters Mist of absinthe (optional) Garnish: Lime Peel PREPARATION Add all ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice. …

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Charlie Chaplin

The origins of this drink go all the way back to the 1920s when it was first concocted at the Waldorf-Astoria hotel as Charlie Chaplin rose to fame in silent films. Sloe gin, the main spirit in this cocktail is a red fruit-infused liqueur from England, likely a nod to Chaplin’s British roots. INGREDIENTS 1 oz Sloe …

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Pink Lady

The Pink Lady cocktail is a classic gin-based cocktail that dates back to early the 1900s, but the exact origin is cloudy. The name of the cocktail itself is sometimes said to be taken from the 1911 Broadway musical by Ivan Caryll of the same name, or named in the honor of its star Hazel Dawn who was known as …

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Singapore Sling

The Singapore Sling is a gin-based sling cocktail from, you guessed it, Singapore. The Singapore sling has been documented as early as 1930 as a recipe in the Savoy Cocktail Book but believed to be developed sometime before 1915 by bartender Ngiam Tong Boon, who was working at the Long Bar in Raffles Hotel, Singapore. It was initially called the gin sling – a sling was originally a North …

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Hanky Panky

The Hanky-Panky was the brainchild of Ada Coleman who began as a bartender at the Savoy Hotel in 1903. She is known for making cocktails for the likes of Mark Twain, the Prince of Wales, Prince Wilhelm of Sweden, and Sir Charles Hawtrey. Coleman created the Hanky-Panky initially for Hawtrey. He was a Victorian and Edwardian actor who mentored Noël Coward. …

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Gin-Gin Mule

The Gin-Gin Mule Cocktail was invented by Amanda Schuster in 2000 for her NYC bar Pegu Club as a gateway gin drink for vodka lovers. Thinking about the mojito and the Moscow mule, Saunders played with a combination of the two. “I really loved what was happening in that mixing glass, so I started to take …

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