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5/1/2022 8:00:00 AM

The Mai Tai

It is thought that the Mai Tai was created in 1944 by a bartender known as Trader Vic, or Victor Jules Bergeron, in Oakland, San Francisco.

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4/1/2022 1:32:02 AM

The Sazerac

The original Sazerac was made with an imported French cognac that gave it its name: Sazerac de Forge et Fils. In the late 19th-century, when the phylloxera epidemic wiped out whole swathes of French vineyards, thus reducing cognac supplies, bartenders substituted American rye whiskey and the Sazerac that we know today was born. 

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3/15/2022 3:01:10 PM

The Boulevardier

The Boulevardier is a sophisticated and classic cocktail that is sometimes referred to as a whiskey Negroni. However, the Boulevardier cocktail may have predated the Negroni, though (as is common in the cocktail world) the exact dates of creation for both drinks are a little sketchy.
 

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1/1/2022 3:03:40 PM

The Negroni

The Negroni was thought to have been invented in 1919, in Florence, Italy at Caffè Casoni. The story goes that Count Camillo Negroni asked his friend and bartender Fosco Scarselli, to strengthen his favourite cocktail, the Americano*. He did so by switching the soda for gin and garnished it with an orange peel to signify it was a different drink. Soon, everyone was coming into the bar and ordering a ‘Count Negroni.'

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1/1/2022 11:42:50 AM

The Manhattan

The history of the Manhattan cocktail can certainly be traced back to New York's Manhattan in the late 19th century, but the exact details are not known for sure.
 
The Manhattan Club in New York, which is still going strong as a 4-star hotel, claims that the Manhattan cocktail was invented there. It was first created, they say, in 1874 for a banquet being held there by Jennie Jerome to honor the politician, Samuel J. Tilden.

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Alto's finest mixologists relate their industry secrets to the best drinks on the mountain!

The Mai Tai
The Sazerac
The Boulevardier
The Negroni
The Manhattan
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