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Vesper

A truly Bond-style cocktail, the Vesper was first mentioned by writer Ian Fleming in his 1953 novel, Casino Royale, as a drink order detailed by Bond himself—a strong formula of…

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Gibson

A good example of how powerful a garnish can be, with this cocktail the onion transforms a bitters-less Martini into an entirely new drink: the Gibson.

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Martini

The Martini likely evolved from a mix of sweet vermouth and sweet gin as drier versions of those alcohols became popular at the turn of the 20th century.