bees knees cocktail recipe

Bee’s Knees

A twist on the Gin Sour, this mix of gin, honey and lemon is thought to have bubbled up during Prohibition, when questionable bootlegged spirits begged to be masked.


French 75

Named after a French gun used in World War I—a not-so-subtle nod to the drink's lethalness—the Champagne cocktail was made famous at Harry’s New York Bar in Paris in the…


Bramble (Fresh)

The Bramble, invented in 1984 by bartender Dick Bradsell, is a cross between a sour and a cobbler and one of the few drinks that falls into the category of…



(n.) Gin’s legal definition requires it to be a neutral grain spirit flavored with juniper berries and proprietary blends of botanicals and then bottled at over 80 proof. Common botanical additions include…

Green Park Spring Drink Recipe

Green Park Cocktail

Eric Lorincz, head bartender at The Savoy created this herbaceous riff on one of the hotel's most famous eye-openers, the Corpse Reviver No. 2.

white lady cocktail

White Lady

A smoothed out Gin Sour, the White Lady was made famous by its creator Harry MacElhone of Harry's New York Bar in Paris and Harry Craddock of The Savoy in…


Shady Lane

As far as this warm-weather cooler is concerned, the Pavement classic's refrain says it all: “A Shady Lane, everybody wants one.”

Natasha David Winter Sour Cocktail Recipe

Brave Benbow

A loose play on the Gin Sour, the Brave Benbow combines two historic styles of gin—Navy strength and Old Tom—and is named for a British admiral.