Dukes Martini

The James Bond martini: "shaken and not stirred" — it’s probably the most famous drink in all pop culture. But for much of his life, Bond’s creator, Ian Fleming, didn’t drink martinis. That all changed when he fell in love with them at the Dukes Hotel bar, located on St. James Street in London, home over the centuries to some of the city’s greatest gentlemen’s clubs, wine merchants and tobacco retailers.

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Last Word

The Last Word was one of the first pre-Prohibition drinks to lead the cocktail revival of the early aughts. Before long, the Last Word was a staple in cocktail bars across the country, revered for its heady balance of sweet, sour and herbal flavors.

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Classic French 75

French 75’s are made with a standard pour of gin and topped with Champagne, so it’s a strong drink in a sparkling dress. In fact, it’s named after the French 75-mm field gun, which was commonly used in World War  I. This cocktail is perfect for the holidays and other celebratory occasions.

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Basil Smash

In the mid-2000s, Germany made a mark on the cocktail map with simple yet deliciously considered drinks, such as the Gin Basil Smash from Jörg Meyer. Try our complex and delicious twist on this modern cocktail with our Apple Eau De Vie.

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Aviation

After being lost for almost a half-century, this sky blue concoction was refurbished to its original glory only within the last decade to the delight of a new generation of bartenders who have since championed this forgotten drink.

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