The Museum of the American Cocktail
World Cocktail Week World Cocktail Week 2009
Press Release | Venues | Participate


Vessel - May 6th thru May 13th
1312 5th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101
Contact: Jim Romdall 206-734-9552
Vessel will be running a special cocktail menu throughout World Cocktail Week, which will feature specially selected classic cocktails.
Featuring: Hendricks Gin, Jim Beam (ri)1 Rye Whiskey, Kold Draft, Maker's Mark, Plymouth Gin, Remy Cointreau

Welcome to World Cocktail Week! Vessel is teaming up with The Museum of the American Cocktail and bars throughout the world to celebrate the 203rd anniversary of the word "cocktail."

"Cock tail, then is a stimulating liquor, composed of spirits of any kind, sugar, water and bitters it is vulgarly called a bittered sling, and is supposed to be an excellent electioneering potion..."
-The Balance, an American periodical, May 13, 1806

Specialty Classics : 10

Sazerac 1870, Thomas Handy, New Orleans
Ri rye, bitters, sugar, Pernod absinthe

Martinez 1874, Julio Richelieu, San Francisco
Plymouth gin, Italian vermouth, maraschino, orange bitters

Seelbach Cocktail circa 1917, Seelbach Hotel, Louisville
Markers Mark Bourbon, Cointreau, Angostura bitters, sparkling wine

Pegu Club 1927, Barflies and Cocktails, Harry and Wynn
Hendricks, Cointreau, lime juice, Angostura bitters, orange bitters

Self-Starter 1930, Savoy Cocktail Book
Plymouth gin, Lillet blanc, apricot liqueur, Pernod absinthe

Couronne circa 1934, What Shall we Drink?, Magnus Bredenbek
Applejack, Plymouth gin, Cointreau, French vermouth, lemon juice, Angostura bitters

Special Thanks to our Sponsors:
Pernod Ricard USA The Perfect Pureé of Napa Valley

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