The Normandie Cocktail: Apple brandy, Campari, sweet vermouth, and Jamaican bitters — a riff on the classic Negroni.
Planter's Punch: more a category than a recipe, Planter's Punch is a classic blend of the Caribbean trinity of rums, sugars and fruits. Here's to a day at the beach!
The Brown Derby Cocktail
Whether you call it Brown Derby or De Rigueur, it's still an excellent whiskey sour: bourbon, grapefruit juice and honey.
The Hurricane Cocktail
The famous Hurricane Cocktail: Jamaican rum, passion fruit syrup, lemon juice and lots of ice.
The Bronx Cocktail
The Bronx Cocktail: gin, dry vermouth, sweet vermouth, orange juice and orange bitters.
Arnaud’s Special Cocktail
Arnaud's Special Cocktail combines Scotch, Dubonnet, and orange bitters (don't forget the twist!) to make a Scotch surprise.
According to Basil Woon, “Have one in Havana” was the Prohibition-era slogan of the wealthy. And here’s one of the cocktails they went for: the Hotel Nacional Special—rum, pineapple juice, lime juice, and apricot brandy. And a view of Havana Harbor, if you have it.
Donn Beach’s classic Tiki specialty, the Navy Grog: three rums, two juices, and a dollop of honey, and lots of history. And that astonishing ice cone around the straw.
The Mary Pickford Cocktail—white rum, pineapple juice, grenadine and Maraschino. A Prohibition-era rum classic.
The Gold Rush: bourbon, honey, and lemon juice. A delicious variation on the classic whiskey sour.
The sweetly caramel Night of the Hunter: vodka, Licor 43, Oloroso sherry, and a touch of salt. The caramel cocktail.
Tacky name, delicious cocktail: the Monkey Gland — gin, orange juice, grenadine and absinthe.
The Burnt Fuselage Cocktail: Cognac, Grand Marnier and French vermouth.