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Old 03-03-2009, 09:50 PM   #1
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Most classic cocktails


I want to have a sort of get together/cocktail party with some friends and I sorta want to theme it to have really classy cocktails, like ones that have been around for a long time and are considered "classics". Some ones I could think of were Martini, Manhattan, Daiquiri, and Sidecar.

So I'm hoping I can get some good suggestions here. Thanks!


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Old 03-03-2009, 10:23 PM   #2
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Old Fashion - Gibson - Grasshopper - Mint Julep

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Old 03-04-2009, 06:04 AM   #3
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Here's a list, with recipes: Food & Drink : Classic Drink Recipes : Fine Living
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Old 03-04-2009, 09:27 AM   #4
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I've become a big fan of old fashioneds, lately!

French 75 (another favorite of mine)
Negroni (ummm... another I like very much)
Jack Rose (my mom's fave)
Rob Roy (dad's)
Tom Collins
Brandy Alexander

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Old 03-04-2009, 08:24 PM   #5
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Dry Martini =D
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Old 03-10-2009, 07:28 PM   #6
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Old Fashioned, aka the Brown Mumbler. I like them with Jim Beam, but in Wisconsin that'll get you tossed out of the tavern. They use brandy. Many many ways to make them, just make sure you use Angastora Bitters.
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Old 03-10-2009, 07:58 PM   #7
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oooh...I think of the old OLD women from my fam and come up with a pink lady, a mint julip, and a wiskey sour.

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