Classic Cocktails

Scofflaw Classic Rye Cocktail

Scofflaw Classic Rye Cocktail

The Scofflaw is a Prohibition-era cocktail that combines rye whiskey and dry vermouth with lemon juice, grenadine, and a dash or two of orange bitters. This classic cocktail got its name from a term for those who continued to imbibe during Prohibition in the US …READ MORE

Mary Pickford (Classic Rum Cocktail)

Mary Pickford (Classic Rum Cocktail)

The Mary Pickford is a classic, Prohibition-era cocktail. Made with a mix of rum, pineapple juice, grenadine, and maraschino liqueur, this tropical drink is very easy to make, and even easier to drink!

Pearl Diver Classic Tiki Cocktail

Pearl Diver Classic Tiki Cocktail

The Pearl Diver is a tiki cocktail made with rum, lime, orange, and a sweet, spiced “secret” ingredient. Like so many classic tiki drinks, this recipe was almost lost to history. Fortunately, tiki historian Jeff “Beachbum” Berry was able to recover the recipe for the …READ MORE

Yellow Parrot Cocktail Recipe

Yellow Parrot Cocktail Recipe

The Yellow Parrot is a forgotten classic cocktail that’s due for a comeback. This blend of equal parts absinthe, apricot liqueur, and yellow Chartreuse is potent and unusual, but somehow quite delicious! History of the cocktail The Yellow Parrot apparently first appeared in print in …READ MORE

Army & Navy Cocktail Recipe

Army & Navy Cocktail Recipe

The Army & Navy is a classic cocktail combining gin, lemon, orgeat, and bitters. The tartness of fresh lemon juice is balanced by sweet and creamy orgeat, and Angostura bitters add depth and complexity. The Army & Navy is a great simple gin cocktail that …READ MORE

Missionary’s Downfall (Rum Cocktail with Pineapple, Peach, and Mint)

Missionary’s Downfall (Rum Cocktail with Pineapple, Peach, and Mint)

Missionary’s Downfall is a lesser-known classic tiki cocktail that is incredibly refreshing and fairly light. Unlike many tiki drinks, Missionary’s Downfall is not overly boozy and doesn’t require too many oddball ingredients! One of the things that makes the tiki genre so fun is the …READ MORE