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Show Us Your Cocktail: Tom Collins

Tom Collins Origins

Researching the Tom Collins was extremely difficult with such a common name from the time, but Jay did his best and came up with some ideas. First Printed Recipe The Tom Collins makes its first appearance in a recipe book in the 1876 version of the Jerry Thomas book. From then on it can be […]

Cocktail Spotlight: French 75

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Show Us Your Cocktail: French 75

French 75 Origins

The origins of the French 75 cocktail are pretty well buttoned up First Printed Recipes We’ve found that Robert Vermeire of London’s Embassy Club is an excellent resource for locating the origins of classic cocktails as he often details who made them and where (and usually his information works out well). The French 75 is […]