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Skyeway

“Pineapple and Maraschino are a dream,” Zach Lynch says of this tiki-leaning, smoky Scotch-based cocktail.

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Improved Whiskey Cocktail

The Improved Whiskey Cocktail, the most enduring of the "Improved" cocktails, remains a window into a moment in cocktail history when drinks were progressing to a more complex level.

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Carroll Gardens

Joaquín Simó's contribution to the NYC neighborhood drink family—an ode to the Italian-American roots of Carroll Gardens.

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Hemingway Daiquiri

With his prodigious constitution for drinking (and then writing about it), Ernest Hemingway shows up frequently in cocktail mythology, and none perhaps more famously than in this drink’s.

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Last Word

One of the few surviving Prohibition-era drinks, the Last Word originated at the Detroit Athletic Club, where it was most likely mixed with bathtub gin during America’s dark days of…

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Aviation

After being lost for almost a half-century, this sky blue concoction was refurbished to its original glory only within the last decade. This original version first appears in Hugo Ensslin’s…

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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.