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 HISTORY OF COCKTAILS
The Martini is an object of veneration for cocktail lovers across the nation as the quintessential American drink of the 20th century.
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 COGNAC
In the heart of Cognac region, there are cities of Jarnac, Segonzac and Cognac, which gave its name to the renowned eau-de-vie.
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 HISTORY OF CANADIAN WHISKY
The first Canadian distillery was opened in Quebec City in 1769. By the 1840s, there were over 200 distilleries in Canada.
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 HISTORY OF SOUTHERN COMFORT
Southern Comfort liqueur was invented in the heart of New Orleans' famous French Quarter in 1874 by a bartender named Martin Wilkes "M.W" Heron.
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 HISTORY OF PROHIBITION
The idea of prohibition in America started long before the 18th Amendment. The prohibition movement actually had strong roots that reach back before the Civil War
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 HISTORY OF BOURBON
The names are as familiar as old friends -- Jim Beam, Wild Turkey, Maker's Mark... Why does virtually all bourbon hail from Kentucky region?
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 HISTORY OF SCOTCH
The term 'whisky' derives originally from the Gaelic 'uisge beatha,' or 'usquebaugh,' meaning "water of life."
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 GIN
Gin can be described as a flavored vodka. Gin distillers take neutral spirit, a mash of fermented grain to re-distill with numbers of botanicals.
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 APERITIF
Aperitif is a before-dinner drink to stimulate the appetite. The term originates from the Latin word, 'apertitiuvum indicating 'opener.' In France, it is pronounced aperitif, and in Italy, aperitivo.
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 HISTORY OF MOSCOW MULE
In 1941, John G. Martin of Heublein, spirits and food distributor in east coast and Jack Morgan, Owner of the Cock'n Bull bar in Sunset Strip, Hollywood met in a bar in Los Angeles.
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 HISTORY OF CUBA LIBRE
Cuba Libre was originated after the Spanish-American War when American group of soldiers first mixed Coca Cola, rum and a wedge of lime to toast to the freedom of Cuba.
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 HISTORY OF NEGRONI
This Italian concoction was invented in the early 1900s. Mixed with gin, Campari and sweet vermouth, it was named after Camillo Negroni in Florance
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 HISTORY OF SAZERAC
In the late 18th century, a pharmacist, Antoine Amedee Peychaud invented this cocktail in New Orleans' famous French Quarter...
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 HISTORY OF MAI TAI
Mai Tai was invented by Victor Bergron, better known as Trader Vic's.
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 HISTORY OF PIMM'S CUP
Pimm's No. 1 Cup was created in 1840 by a bartender named James Pimm at an oyster bar in London's financial district.
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