Cocktails and Elixirs

Gin Rickey

The drink of F. Scott Fitzgerald. Tanqueray London dry gin, lime juice and soda.

 

The Franklin

This is what FDR drank to celebrate the end of Prohibition. Bombay Sapphire, dry vermouth, olive juice and olives.

 

Sidecar

From the 1922 book, “Harry’s ABC of Mixing”. Hennessey, Cointreau and lemon juice.

 

Mary Pickford

Named after the 1920s movie star who founded United Artists with Charlie Chaplin. Bacardi white, pineapple juice and grenadine.

 

Mint Julep

The famous drink of the Kentucky Derby, this elixir was also mentioned multiple times in The Great Gatsby. Woodford Reserve bourbon, mint and simple syrup.

 

Ward 8

Created to celebrate the state legislature election of Martin Lomasney to Boston’s 8th Ward. Jim Beam American bourbon, lemon juice, orange juice and grenadine.

 

Old Fashion

A cocktail that predates even The Civil War. Crown Royal Canadian whiskey, sugar, bitters, orange and maraschino cherry.