1934 to 1959 – The Margarita is Born

Posted in Cocktail History, Cocktails, Featured | 0 comments

This period was one of great innovation. One of the most popular cocktails the margarita is said to have originated in 1948. A Dallas...

Read More

1960 to Present – Commercialization and Innovation

Posted in Cocktail History, Cocktails, Featured | 0 comments

In the second half of the twentieth century, the cocktail has taken on many guises as its popularity has flourished. Both literature and...

Read More

1920 to 1933 – Prohibition in the USA

Posted in Cocktail History, Cocktails, Featured | 0 comments

On January 16, 1920, the National Prohibition Act became the 18th Amendment to the United States Constitution. This meant it was illegal to...

Read More

1860 to 1920 California – The Birthplace of the First Cocktails

Posted in Cocktail History, Cocktails, Featured | 0 comments

The cocktail”s fragmented history begins in the nineteenth century. One of the first modern cocktails to be named and recognized is...

Read More

Origins of the Word Cocktail

Posted in Cocktail History, Cocktails, Featured | 0 comments

There is great controversy over the actual derivation of the term cocktail. I don’t think any one will ever agree on the actual...

Read More