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Cocktails for the Commander: Herbert Hoover

Cocktails for the Commander: Herbert Hoover 0

Herbert Hoover was commander in chief of the United States during the late twenties when Prohibition was nearing repeal and the country was falling into a Great Depression. Hoover was not a known fan of cocktails but did enjoy an after work Martini every now and then.
Classic Cocktails to Serve in Highball Glass

Classic Cocktails to Serve in Highball Glass 0

Classic cocktail recipes to serve in highball glasses. Our collection of vintage barware highball glasses offer a stylish presentation for serving drinks to friends and family.
How to Host a Mid-Century Cocktail Party

How to Host a Mid-Century Cocktail Party 0

Mid-Century Cocktail Parties were NOT planned at the 11th hour, but rather a well thought, planned affair where even the tiniest detail was as important as the guest list.
Straight Up, Neat, or On the Rocks: Bar Terminology

Straight Up, Neat, or On the Rocks: Bar Terminology 0

A condensed list of barware-cocktail specific terms and their meanings for the novice classic cocktail enthusiast. Includes serving and preparation techniques, measurements, and various types of mixed drinks.
Homemade is Best: Fresh Ingredients Lend Superior Taste to Vintage Cocktails

Homemade is Best: Fresh Ingredients Lend Superior Taste to Vintage Cocktails 0

Historically, there was an art to mixing drinks and we can be no less than ecstatic that the Craft Cocktail movement has taken America by storm.
Vintage Cocktail History: Cuba, Hemingway, and the Daiquiri

Vintage Cocktail History: Cuba, Hemingway, and the Daiquiri 0

The Daiquiri was created by an American engineer working in Cuba during the late 1890's. Daiquiri's are a member of the sour cocktail family and are a great example of a classic trinity: strong, sour, and sweet. Favored by Hemingway and JFK, the Daiquiri is an all-American cocktail.