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
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