1920s Cocktail Round-Up

Filed under: Food/Drink — Savvy Housekeeper at 7:42 am on Friday, May 31, 2013

Between The Great Gatsby and Downton Abbey, it seems like a good time to do a 1920s-style cocktail round-up. Happy Friday!

1920s cocktails

Moonshine Cocktail. A classic from the 1920s with gin, dry vermouth, maraschino liqueur, and just a drop of absinthe.

1920s cocktails

How To Make A Sazerac. Another classic, the Sazerac is mostly rye whiskey, but the other components–the sugar cube, the bitters, the lemon peel–are important into making this balanced, delicately textured drink.

1920s cocktails

Black Walnut Manhattan. The Manhattan with nocino, an Italian liqueur made from green walnuts.

1920s cocktail

The Pearaschino. Okay, I made this cocktail up, but with bourbon, ginger ale, and maraschino liqueur, it has a 1920s flare.

1920s cocktail

Green Tea and Ginger Cocktail. This one with green tea, ginger liqueur, and gin also has an old-timey cocktail feel to it.

For more, check out Drink Along With The Great Gatsby from DIY Cocktails.

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