A taste of history

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Fancy a taste of history? Let us take you back to the good old days, when cocktails were invented to reference historic events, new plays and heroic mixologists! Take the 'income tax' concoction for an example - invented to celebrate the new form of tax in the 1940s, although we can’t say this would’ve been Al Capone’s drink of choice!

To help you source your all-time favourite alcoholic combinations, we at Love Antiques have created a virtual map of the A-Z of classic cocktails and have listed venues across the globe that will serve you these not-so-forgotten pick-me-ups.

Our A-Z of classic cocktails map will pinpoint the exact location for your favoured beverage of choice. As you click on each letter, the map will change to which bars serve the specific cocktail you have clicked on. Click on the pins that are showcased on the map to find out more about the bars. Clicking on the spirit icon on the bottom right hand side of the map will enable you to see all the bars listed that serve cocktails with specific spirits such as ‘gin’ or a hard hitting ‘absinthe’..

Unwind 'Madmen' style after a hard day’s work with a classic Tom Collins… in one episode, Don even casts his daughter Sally as ‘bar tender’ when he instructs her how to make his tipple of choice. Don’s take on a Blue Peter challenge, perhaps?

Amongst other global city locations, pinpointed on the map are some of London’s quirkiest tucked away bars, speakeasies and vintage style venues to send you back in time… insert Doc Brown quote here! If you’re a bit of a globe trotter, we have listed some of the world’s best bars to explore the old classics whilst taking in the view.

Whether you’re looking for alphabet-inspired flavours, you’re a whisky drinker, or it’s a case of ‘pass the vodka’, then we’ve a suggestion steeped in history that’ll tantalise your taste buds.

Aviation

Details of the Aviation  cocktail

Ingredients

Gin - 2oz.

Maraschino Liqueur - 1/2 oz

Lemon Juice - 1/2 oz.

Celebrity Favourite

Harry Craddock included it in his famous- The Savoy Cocktail Book, published in 1930, although he left out the crème de violette as it can be tricky to find.

About

Originated in the 1910s. The Aviation was created by Hugo Ensslin, head bartender at the Hotel Wallick in New York, in the early twentieth century.

Alexander

Details of the Alexander  cocktail

Ingredients

Gin - 2oz.

White creme de cacao - 1oz

Double Cream - 1/2 oz.

Celebrity Favourite

Created during the celebration evening of 'Phoebe Snow' a fictional character created to promote the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad.

About

Originated in 1915. Popular during the Prohibition era as the cream and nutmeg disguised the taste of 'bathtub gin.'

Brandy Daisy

Details of the Brandy Daisy  cocktail

Ingredients

Brandy - 1 1/2 oz.

Yellow Chartreuse - 3/4 oz

Lemon Juice - 3/4 oz.

Celebrity Favourite

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was an avid brandy drinker.

About

Originated in 1850s . The earliest popular reference to the drink is in Henry Llewellyn Williams' 1866 novel, 'Gay Life in New York.'

Bloody Mary

Details of the Bloody Mary cocktail

Ingredients

Stolichnaya Vodka - 1 oz.

Tomato juice - 2oz

Lemon juice - 1 dash.

Salt - 2 dashes.

Black pepper - 2 dashes

Cayenne pepper - 2 dashes.

Worcestershire sauce - 3 dashes

Lemon wedge - To garnish

Celery stalk - To garnish.

Celebrity Favourite

Raymond Carver, an American short story writer and poet during the 1980's, was a Bloody Mary enthusiast and enjoyed a Bloody Mary whilst creating his finest work.

About

Originated in 1920s. The cocktail was claimed as a new cocktail under the name "Red Hammer" in Life magazine in 1942.

Common Market

Details of the Common Market cocktail

Ingredients

Elixir d'anu - 1 part.

Cherry Brandy - 1 part

Nolly prat - 1 part.

Schlichte - 1 part.

Sloe gin - 1 part

Orange curacao - 1 part.

Worcestershire sauce - 1 part

Dry white wine - 1 part

Coffee liqueur - 1 part.

Carpano - 1 part.

Celebrity Favourite

As painful as the real common market to make.

About

Originated in 1973. Created by The Savoy Hotel's head barman, Joe Gilmore, to mark the UK's entry into the EEC.

Charlie Chaplin

Details of the Charlie Chaplin cocktail

Ingredients

Apricot brandy - 1 oz.

Sloe gin - 1 oz

Fresh lime juice - 1 oz.

Celebrity Favourite

It was fitting that Charlie Chaplin should become the first film star to have a cocktail named after him as he developed and became a famous comedy-drunk act while paying his dues in Britain's music halls. Not so much of a 'no good drunk' afterall!

About

Originated prior to 1920 . The recipe was invented at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York.

Deauville

Details of the Deauville  cocktail

Ingredients

Cognac - 3/4 oz.

Calvados - 3/4 oz

Cointreau - 3/4 oz.

Lemon Juice - 3/4 oz

Celebrity Favourite

The cocktail name itself 'Deauville' is a town in the northern part of France where the apple brandy Calvados is made.

About

Originated in the 1930s. Although most literature points to New Orleans as its birthplace, Deauville is also the nothern area of France from which Calvados originates.

Death in the Afternoon

Details of the Death in the Afternoon cocktail

Ingredients

Absinthe - 1 1/2 oz.

Iced Champagne - 4 oz

Celebrity Favourite

“Death in the Afternoon” was loved so much by Hemingway, that he named his 1932 novel after it.

About

Originated in 1935. It is claimed that the cocktail was invented by Hemingway after he spent time in the Left Bank, Paris. Death in the Afternoon is known for both its decadence and its high strength... clearly things that appealed to Hemingway!

Emerson

Details of the Emerson  cocktail

Ingredients

Gin - 1 3/4 oz.

Sweet Vermouth - 3/4 oz

Lime Juice - 1/2 oz.

Maraschino Liqueur - 14 oz

Celebrity Favourite

This recipe was adapted from Albert Steven Crockett's 1931 The Old Waldorf Astoria Bar Book

About

Originated in 1914. Rumoured to be named after the literary figure Ralph Waldo Emerson.

French 75

Details of the French 75 cocktail

Ingredients

Gin - 2 oz.

Sugar - 1tsp

Lemon Juice - 1/2 oz.

Champagne - 5 oz

Celebrity Favourite

Yvonne's German boyfriend in the film 'Casablanca' orders a French 75 at the bar.

About

Originated in 1915. This combination of gin and Champagne is said to have been enjoyed by the likes of Charles Dickens, Edward II and Kalalaua, the King of Hawaii

Fuzzy Navel

Details of the Fuzzy Navel  cocktail

Ingredients

Peach Schnapps - 1 1/2 oz.

Orange Juice - To Fill

Celebrity Favourite

This cocktail was allagedly Fred Astaire's favourite cocktail in his twilight years.

About

Originated in the 1980s at the Wagon Tongue Bar in Omaha, Nebraska, the Fuzzy Navel was born in the 1980s. The 80′s were a time of renewed interest in highballs, cocktails, and mixed drinks.

Gin Rickey

Details of the Gin Rickey  cocktail

Ingredients

Gin - 2 oz.

Lime juice - 1/2 oz

Sugar syrup - 1/4 oz.

Soda - To taste.

Celebrity Favourite

Tom Buchanan tries to break the ice with these classic cocktails.

About

Originated in 1880. The cocktail makes an appearance in chapter seven of F.Scott Fitzgeralds 'The Great Gatsby,' when Tom Buchanan leaves the room to make Daisy and Gatsby drinks.

Gin Fizz

Details of the Gin Fizz cocktail

Ingredients

Gin - 1.5 oz.

Lemon juice - 3/4 oz

Simple syrup - 1 oz.

Club soda - 1 oz.

Celebrity Favourite

The secret to creating the perfect creaminess and froth is to shake, shake, shake...and then shake some more.

About

Originated sometime in the 1870s. By taking a basic gin sour and adding soda water, this cocktail became a new and interesting variation on a classic.

Harvey Wallbanger

Details of the Harvey Wallbanger  cocktail

Ingredients

Orange juice - 6 oz.

Vodka - 3 oz

Galliano - 1/4 oz.

Celebrity Favourite

The character Sven, from Class of '77, gets constantly drunk due to his love of Harvey Wallbangers.

About

Originated in the 1950s. Allegedly named after Harvey the frustrated surfer who banged his head agaisnt a wall in despair after losing a contest.

Horse's Neck

Details of the Horse's Neck cocktail

Ingredients

Brandy - 1 1/2 oz.

Ginger ale - 4 oz

Lemon peel - 1 strip.

Bitters - A dash.

Celebrity Favourite

Fond of drinking the Horse's Neck, The Oakland-born writer Jack London spent time as a sailor before finding his success as a writer.

About

Originated in the 1910s. Featured in numerous movies, the drink is mentioned in Caught in a Cabaret, a 1914 silent film starring Charlie Chaplin. Also, In the 1966 book Octopussy, Ian Flemming describes the Horse's Neck as "the drunkard's drink." Whether or not you see that as a compliment is entirely up to you!

Income Tax

Details of the Income Tax  cocktail

Ingredients

Gin - 1 1/4 oz.

Orange Juice - 3/4 oz

Dry vermouth - 1/4 oz.

Sweet vermouth - 1/4 oz.

Angostura bitters - A dash.

Celebrity Favourite

The bitters in this cocktail define the 'tax day' feeling. Possibly not the drink of choice for Gary Barlow, Jimmy Car, Wesley Snipes or indeed, Al Capone back in the day!

About

Originated in the 1940s. A modification of the more famous 'The Bronx.' this cocktail was purportedly intended as a way to celebrate the new form of tax from which its name originates.

Irish Coffee

Details of the Irish Coffee cocktail

Ingredients

Irish Whiskey - 1 1/2 oz.

Demerara Syrup - 1 oz

Coffee - 4 oz.

Celebrity Favourite

The story goes that a flight returned to the Irish airport after attempting to reach New York during a winter storm. Chef Joe Sheridan mixed up the first round of Irish Coffee for the stranded passengers and the name came about with the following exchange..."Hey Buddy," said a surprised American passenger, "is this Brazilian coffee?" "No," said Joe, "that's Irish Coffee."

About

Originated in the 1940s. The original Irish coffee was invented and named by Joe Sheridan, a head chef in Foynes, County Limerick.

Jack Rose

Details of the Jack Rose  cocktail

Ingredients

Applejack - 2 oz.

Lime juice - 1 oz

Grenadine - 1/2 oz.

Celebrity Favourite

Named after the gambler and NYC underworld figure, Jacob Rosenweig.

About

Originated in 1905. It notably appeared in a scene in Ernest Hemingway's 1926 classic, The Sun Also Rises, in which Jake Barnes, the narrator, drinks a Jack Rose in the CrillonParis hotel bar while awaiting the arrival of Lady Brett Ashley.

Jean Harlow

Details of the Jean Harlow cocktail

Ingredients

White rum - 2 oz.

Sweet vermouth - 2 oz

Celebrity Favourite

In Victor Fleming's 1932 jungle melodrama, Red Dust, Harlow's stranded hooker sidles up to rubber plantation bigwig Clark Gable and asks, "Mind if I get drunk with you?". Being the screen party girl, the Blonde Bombshell Jean Harlow was supposedly fond of this martini created in her honour.

About

Originated in the 1930s . This drink named after her is a simple sweet rum martini, supposedly a favorite of the actress.

Kir Royal

Details of the Kir Royal cocktail

Ingredients

Creme de cassis liqueur - 1/2 oz.

Champagne - To taste

Celebrity Favourite

Named after Felix Kir, who was a Catholic priest, WWII resistance fighter and mayor of Dijon, France.

About

Originated in 1951. The Kir traditionally is made with white wine from the Burgundy region of France.

Last Word

Details of the Last Word  cocktail

Ingredients

Gin - 1 1/2 oz.

Green chartreuse - 1/2 oz

Luxardo maraschino liqueur - 1/2 oz.

Lime juice - 1/2 oz

Water - 1/4 oz.

Celebrity Favourite

This creation is credited to the Detroit Athletic Club in Ted Saucier's 'Bottoms Up' in 1951 for a group of priviledged young men who enjoyed amateur athletics.

About

Originated in 1951. The Last Word cocktail is a classic. It is believed to have been developed during Prohibition.

Long Island Iced Tea

Details of the Long Island Iced Tea cocktail

Ingredients

Gin - 1/2 oz.

Vodka - 1/2 oz

Tequila - 1/2 oz.

Light rum - 1/2 oz

Cointreau - 1/2 oz.

Lemon juice - 3/4 oz.

Cola - To top

Lemon wedge - To garnish.

Celebrity Favourite

Carson McCullers must have felt the liquor helped her creativity because she named the concoction "sonnie boy" and, often claiming it was only tea, would drink straight through the workday.

About

Originated in 1920's. Robert "Rosebud" Butt claims to have invented the drink as an entry in a contest to create a new mixed drink including Triple Sec, in 1972 while he worked at the Oak Beach Inn on Long Island, NY. Alternatively, a slightly different drink is claimed to have been invented in the 1920s during Prohibition, by an "Old Man Bishop" in a local community named Long Island in Kingsport, Tennessee.

Martinez

Details of the Martinez cocktail

Ingredients

Gin - 1 1/2 oz.

Sweet vermouth - 1 1/2 oz

Orange curacao liqueur - 1/8 oz.

Orange bitters - 2 dashes

Celebrity Favourite

Frank Sinatra was very particular about his choice of drink, one of those favourites being a 'classic martini' which had to be full of ice. Staying cool as always.

About

Originated in 1884. The drink is one of the predecessors to the more better-known Martini

Margarita

Details of the Margarita cocktail

Ingredients

Reposado tequila - 1 oz.

Cointreau - 1 oz

Lemon juice - 1 oz.

Celebrity Favourite

There are a few stories of how and where famous writer Jack Kerouac discovered the Margarita – whether it was in Mexico, in New York City, or in Boston whilst signing up for the military – nevertheless the drink became a favorite of his.

About

Originated in the 1930s. One of the earliest stories the margarita suggest it was invented in 1938 by Carlos "Danny" Herrera at his restaurant Rancho La Gloria in Mexico. It was created for customer and former Ziegfeld dancer Marjorie King, who was allergic to many a spirit, but not to tequila. Fortunately for us.

New Orleans Fizz

Details of the New Orleans Fizz  cocktail

Ingredients

Gin - 2 oz.

Heavy cream - 1 oz

Egg white - 1.

Egg white - 1.

Lemon juice - 1/2 oz.

Lime juice - 1/2 oz

Fine sugar - 2 tsp.

Orange flower water - 2-3 drops

Club soda - To taste

Celebrity Favourite

The American politician Huey P Long nicknamed ‘The Kingfish’ loved the fizz so much, he took his bartender with him wherever he went.

About

Originated in 1888. Also known as Ramos Fizz or Gin Fizz, its invention is credited to Henry C. Ramos of the Imperial Cabinet Saloon.

Negroni

Details of the Negroni cocktail

Ingredients

Antica formula vermouth - 1 1/2 oz.

Campari - 1 ½ oz

Beefeater gin - 1 ½ oz.

Bitters - A touch.

Celebrity Favourite

One of the earliest reports of the drink came from Orson Welles in correspondence with the Coshocton Tribune while working in Rome on Cagliostro in 1947, where he described a new drink called the Negroni, "The bitters are excellent for your liver, the gin is bad for you.

About

Originated in 1919. The drink's origin is believed to be unknown, although many claim it was first invented in Florence, Italy in 1919 at the Caffe Cavalli when one Count Camillo Negroni invented it by asking the bartender, Fosco Scarselli, to strengthen an Americano by swapping soda water with gin. Fine by us.

Old Fashioned

Details of the Old Fashioned  cocktail

Ingredients

Bourbon - 2 1/2 oz.

Sugar syrup - ½ oz

Angostura bitters - 3 dashes.

Celebrity Favourite

George Lucas and Don Draper of Mad Men-fame have counted this drink amongst their favourites. A particularly bitter concoction...for a more civilized age.

About

Originated in either 1885 or 1889. Can't remember for sure. It is said to have been created in honour of Colonel James E. Pepper, a celebrated whisky proprietor of the time.

Orange Whip

Details of the Orange Whip cocktail

Ingredients

Orange juice - 4 oz.

Rum - 1 oz

Vodka - 1 oz.

Cream - 1 package.

Celebrity Favourite

"Three Orange Whips!" declares John Candy's character in the famous film The Blues Brothers, right before the major fundraising scene. Always prudent when asking for money.

About

Originated in the 1950s. "Orange Whip" has also been used as brand name for non-alcoholic drinks. In the 1950s, the Tropical Fruit Company marketed an "Orange Whip" concentrate to be served as a fountain beverage.

Planter's Punch

Details of the Planter's Punch  cocktail

Ingredients

Dark rum - 3 oz.

Lime juice - 1 oz

Lemon juice - 1/2 oz.

Grenadine - 1/2 oz.

Sugar - 1/4 tsp.

Celebrity Favourite

Originating from Jamaica, there are many rhymes associated with its recipe including 'one of sour, one of sweet, two of strong, and one of weak.'

About

Originated in 1878. Planter's Punch originated on the rum-producing island of Jamaica, not in Charleston at the Planters Hotel. Thank you very much.

Queen Elizabeth

Details of the Queen Elizabeth  cocktail

Ingredients

French vermouth - 1 1/2 oz.

Benedectine - ¾ oz

Lime juice - 3 oz

Celebrity Favourite

This cocktail is the opposite of the classic James Bond martini... it requires stirring, not shaking. How quaint!

About

Originated in 1939. From Philadephia, this drink is actually named after the creator's wife... not the monarch...I know, we thought the same too!

Rob Roy

Details of the Rob Roy  cocktail

Ingredients

Highland Park 12 year old - 50ml.

Antica formula - 25ml

Orange bitters - A dash

Maraschino cherry syrup - 5ml.

Maraschino cherries - 2 to garnish.

Celebrity Favourite

Created by a bartender at the Waldorf Astoria, New York. Shame we can't recall their name, but we're sure the drink is named after the operetta's protagonist. The Scottish folk hero Robert Roy MacGregor.

About

Originated in 1894. Named after 'Rob Roy', an operetta by Reginald De Koven. At the time, it was common practise to baptise a new show with its own cocktail.

Ramos Fizz

Details of the Ramos Fizz cocktail

Ingredients

Plymouth Gin - 2 oz.

Powdered egg white - 1 tbls

Simple syrup - 1/2 oz.

Lemon juice - 1/2 oz

Lime juice - 1/2 oz.

Cream - 1 oz.

Orange flower water - 3 drops.

Soda water - 1-2 oz

Celebrity Favourite

Are you from New Orleans? Apparently folks there still drink this famous Southern cocktail in honor of Tennessee Williams. The Ramos Fizz was featured many times in his writings.

About

Originated in 1888. Henry C. Ramos invented the Ramos Gin Fizz in 1888 at his bar, the Imperial Cabinet Saloon on Gravier Street in New Orleans. It was originally called the New Orleans Fizz, and is one of the city's most famous cocktails.

Sazerac

Details of the Sazerac  cocktail

Ingredients

Absinthe - 1/2 tsp.

Sugar syrup - 1 tsp

Peychaud's bitters - A dash

angostura bitters - 5ml.

rye whiskey - 2 oz.

Lemon peel - 1 piece.

Celebrity Favourite

Mr Ted Breaux, creator and distiller of Lucid Absinthe says Absinthe, as well as Peychaud's were used as medicinal elixirs in the 19th century and were often mixed with whiskey and sugar to help the medicine go down. #supercalafragabalistic

About

Originated in 1803. It's been the official cocktail of New Orleans since 2008.

Screwdriver

Details of the Screwdriver cocktail

Ingredients

Vodka - 1 1/2 tsp.

Orange juice - 6 oz

Celebrity Favourite

When asked 'whats your drink brother?' Ordell Robbie from Jackie Brown (actor Samual L Jackson) requests a Screwdriver. #motherscrewdriver

About

Originated in the 1950s. Simple and straight to the point, this cocktail has many names and many ingredient variations all over the world... but we like 'Screwdriver' just fine!

Tom Collins

Details of the Tom Collins  cocktail

Ingredients

London dry gin - 2 oz.

Fine sugar - 1 tsp

Lemon juice - 1/2 oz.

Soda - To taste.

Celebrity Favourite

Don Draper likes to unwind with this drink after a hard day at the office, which he instructs his daughter Sally Draper to make (season 2 of Mad Men to be precise). Clearly Don's take on a Blue Peter challenge. Hope she got a badge.

About

Originated in 1877. Believed to be named after a waiter in London called John Collins, where the use of Old Torn gin led to the name change. Poor John.

Up in Mabel's Room

Details of the Up in Mabel's Room cocktail

Ingredients

Gin - 2 oz.

Antica formula - 25ml

Orange bitters - A dash

Maraschino cherry syrup - 5ml.

Maraschino cherries - 2 to garnish.

Celebrity Favourite

Up in Mabel's Room's initial appearance came in the Cocktail Guide and Ladies Companion by Broadway producer and bon vivant Crosby Gaige.

About

Originated in 1926... or 1944. Not sure which, but tasty none the less! Named after a 1919 play and 1926 film of the same name.

Vesper

Details of the Vesper  cocktail

Ingredients

Vodka - 1 oz.

Kina lillet - 1/2 oz

Lemon peel - 1 peel.

Celebrity Favourite

In the movie Casino Royale, when Vesper asks James Bond if he named the drink after her "because of the bitter aftertaste", 007 replies that he named it for her, "because once you have tasted it, you won't drink anything else." #00Pimpin

About

Originated in 1953. Created by the James Bond author Ian Fleming and ordered by the spy in 'Casino Royale'. A Vesper differs from Bond's usual cocktail of choice - the martini - in that it uses both gin and vodka, Kina Lillet instead of the usual dry vermouth, and a lemon peel instead of an olive.

Waldorf Cocktail No. 1

Details of the Waldorf Cocktail No. 1  cocktail

Ingredients

Bourbon - 2 oz.

Martini rosso - 1 oz

absinthe - 1/8 oz.

Angostura bitters - 2 dashes.

Celebrity Favourite

The Waldorf cocktail appeared in in the now out of print Old Waldorf Bar Days and originally called for equal parts whiskey, vermouth and absinthe.

About

Originated in 1914. One of the signature drinks of New York's Waldorf Astoria Hotel.

Whiskey Sour

Details of the Whiskey Sour cocktail

Ingredients

Whisky - 2 oz.

Lemon juice - 3/4 oz

Gomme syrup - 1/2 oz.

Egg white - 1 dash.

Celebrity Favourite

Few writers have whole cocktail books dedicated to their habits and recipes. Dorothy Parker is one of those writers. While Parker eventually slowed down later in life, she still enjoyed her cocktails and maybe a sneaky whiskey sour for breakfast.

About

Originated in the 1870s. The first documented reference to the Whiskey Sour was in a Wisconsin newspaper in the year 1870. The Universidad del Cuyo then published a story in 1962 that credited a man named Elliott Stubb for creating the Whiskey Sour in 1872.

XYZ

Details of the XYZ cocktail

Ingredients

Golden rum - 1 1/2 oz.

Cointreau - 3/4 oz

Lemon juice - 3/4 oz.

Celebrity Favourite

The alphabet-ending XYZ Cocktail appeared in the famous Savoy Cocktail Book, by bartender Harry Craddock, first published in 1930.

About

Originated in 1930. Also Known as Rum Sidecar, this benefits from aged rum rather than the standard fare.

Yorsh

Details of the Yorsh  cocktail

Ingredients

Beer - 10 oz.

Vodka - 1 oz

Celebrity Favourite

This cocktail name is derived from a local Russian term which translates literally to ruffe (the connection to the freshwater fish is yet to be established...).

About

Russian in origin, but no idea when! Drank a few of these and forgot. This drink is a popular breakfast beverage in some regions of the country.

Zombie

Details of the Zombie cocktail

Ingredients

White rum - 1 oz.

Golden rum - 1 oz

Dark rum - 1 oz.

Apricot brandy - 1 oz

Pineapple juice - 1 oz.

Papaya juice - 1 oz.

151- proof rum - 1/2 oz.

Grenadine - 1 dash

Celebrity Favourite

Legend has it that Donn Beach originally concocted the Zombie to help a hung-over customer get through a business meeting.

About

Originated in the 1930s. Invented by Donn Beach, who first introduced Tiki-themed bars to the United States.