Classic Cocktails

Ward Eight – Boston’s Classic Cocktail

Ward Eight – Boston’s Classic Cocktail

The Ward Eight is a classic cocktail with many variations and an array of origin stories. The most common modern interpretation of the Ward Eight uses a mix of rye whiskey, lemon juice, orange juice, and a splash of grenadine. History of the cocktail Although …READ MORE

Fish House Punch (For One)

Fish House Punch (For One)

Fish House Punch, also known as Philadelphia Fish House punch, is a delicious and boozy drink made with cognac, aged rum, lemon, and peach brandy or liqueur. Disclosure: This post contains Amazon affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.Learn more. This …READ MORE

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