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Kir Royale

This recipe was born in the 19th century as a bubbly alternative to the French aperitif cocktail, the Kir, which is made with cassis and still white wine.

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Bicicletta

According to a popular Italian legend, the Bicicletta—“bicycle” in Italian—was named after the elderly men who swerved all over the road while riding home after a few afternoon drinks at…

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Old Hickory

Maxwell Britten of Brooklyn cocktail bar Maison Premiere adapted his Old Hickory—a reference to President Andrew Jackson’s nickname—from Stanley Clisby’s 1937 Famous New Orleans Drinks and How to Mix ‘Em.