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15 Classic Cocktails And The Interesting Stories Behind Their Names

What’s in a name?

There are straightforward names to some drinks that tells you exactly what you’ll be sipping and then there are certain drinks that have conversation-worthy titles. That is why we decided to bring for you stories behind the origin and names of your most loved cocktails. Sip and discuss!

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5 Killer Cocktails Inspired by Hendrick’s New ‘Gin Palace’

The new Hendrick’s Gin Palace is unlike any distillery you’ve seen before. It’s a madcap temple devoted to gin and the botanicals that flavor it, with a cheeky Victorian theme throughout (fancy a ride on a penny-farthing? There are a few parked out front).

It’s located at the Girvan distillery, where Hendrick’s parent company William Grant & Sons makes grain whisky for its blended malts like Clan MacGregor and Grant’s, as well as many other brands that the whisky is sold off to.

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10 classic New Orleans cocktails and where to enjoy them

New Orleans is credited with perfecting the cocktail. Here’s the history of ten classic cocktails and where to find them on your next trip through New Orleans.

Cocktails may not have originated in New Orleans, but the Crescent City is credited with perfecting the art of mixology. During a recent trip to New Orleans, I sat down with local bartenders, mixologists and historians with the hopes of concocting a list of classic New Orleans cocktails and where to drink them. I was not disappointed.

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