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11/1/2022 1:00:00 AM by Daniel Ferarra

Whiskey Sour

The first written recipe for a Whiskey Sour appeared in 1862, when it was included in Jerry Thomas’ “The Bartender’s Guide.” However, it’s very likely that sours (made with any liquor) had existed for many decades prior, as they were popular drinks on board naval ships.

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10/1/2022 1:00:00 AM by Daniel Ferarra

Espresso Martini

The espresso martini is a cocktail name familiar to all but the most inexperienced of drinkers, but it wasn’t always known as such. Invented by Dick Bradsell back in 1983 during his tenure at the Soho Brasserie, it was originally christened the “Vodka Espresso.” Cocktail legend has it that a young, future supermodel sidled up to the bar and asked Dick to make her a cocktail with coffee.

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9/1/2022 5:04:37 AM by Daniel Ferarra

The Sidecar

Sidecar is a cocktail with a fascinating and mysterious history. It first appeared in two books: Cocktail: how to mix them by Robert Vermeire in 1922 - although the recipe in the book contained all the ingredients in equal parts – and Harry’s ABC of Mixing Cocktail by Harry MacElhone – who was considered by some the real father of the cocktail.

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8/1/2022 1:00:00 AM by Daniel Ferrara

The Corpse Reviver

Prescribed as a hair-of-the-dog remedy in the 1800s, it was the granddaddy of our modern-day breakfast and brunch cocktails. Read on to learn more...
 

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7/1/2022 12:00:00 AM by Daniel Ferrara

The Americano

Like many cocktails, the Americano's origin is unknown but there are a number of stories. The oldest tradition is that the Americano was invented in 1860 at Gaspare Campari's bar in Milan, Italy. Another story goes back to the 1930s; the cocktail was then named in honor of the Italian boxer Primo Carnera, active in the
United States, and for that reason called The Americano.

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

Whiskey Sour
Espresso Martini
The Sidecar
The Corpse Reviver
The Americano
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