Happy Hour: The Old Fashioned

One of THE original cocktails. Do you know how it originated? The Old Fashioned, unlike most other of the earliest recorded cocktails, wasn’t invented in New York City. The year…

Happy Hour: The French 75

A classic summer cocktail with just the right amount of kick. In the 1920’s, the French 75 was popularized at the Stork Club in New York City. It was originally…

Happy Hour: The Moscow Mule

It’s that time again! Let’s delve into the history of one of your favorite drinks. The year is 1941. John G. Martin, an American east coast spirit distributor, Jack Morgan,…

Happy Hour: Gin & Tonic

Sure, we all drink this classic cocktail, but do you know the history behind it? It all goes back to the early 1800’s in India. Malaria was a major issue…

Happy Hour: The Sazerac

How did this classic concoction become the official cocktail of New Orleans? Let’s find out… The Sazerac was originally created in New Orleans around 1850, when Sewell T. Taylor sold…

Happy Hour: The Manhattan

Do you know the real story behind this classic cocktail? Neither did we until today… The Manhattan, as with most other classic drinks, has varying origin stories. In an effort…