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Mendo Sidecar

First created during World War I, this Cognac-based cocktail traditionally had only two other ingredients: Cointreau and lemon juice. This version uses Germain-Robin XO brandy and maraschino liqueur.

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Alabazam

American expatriate Leo Engel was working at the Criterion Hotel in London when he supposedly created the Alabazam, an obscure recipe that appears in his 1878 book American and Other…