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Gin Daisy (New School)

This drink is a variation on the basic Daisy formula: a sour kicked up with the addition of seltzer or soda water. The new school version uses grenadine for a…

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Mexican Firing Squad

The Mexican Firing Squad is one of the many cocktails documented by world traveler, cocktail writer and historian Charles H. Baker, discovered at the La Cucaracha Bar in Mexico City…

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Syrup

(n.) Commonly used in 19th-century cocktails in the United States, these sugar-sweetened solutions provide a viscosity as well as intense flavor and color when made from fruits or nuts that…

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Jack Rose

According to David Embury’s The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks, the Jack Rose was, during the mid-20th century, a pillar of basic cocktail-mixing knowledge.