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  • Trader Vic's Fog Cutter, at Cold Glass. Photo © 2014 Douglas M. Ford. All rights reserved.

    Lemonade with an Attitude: The Fog Cutter

    "Trader Vic" Bergeron's lemonade for grown-ups, the Fog Cutter: rum, brandy, gin, lemon juice, orange juice, and orgeat, all with a sherry float. (I'll have mine without the…

  • The Brown Derby Cocktail, photo © 2013 Douglas M. Ford, All rights reserved.

    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.

  • Hurricane Cocktail, photo copyright © 2012 Douglas M. Ford. All rights reserved.

    The Hurricane Cocktail

    The famous Hurricane Cocktail: Jamaican rum, passion fruit syrup, lemon juice and lots of ice.

  • The Bronx Cocktail, photo © 2013 Douglas M. Ford. All rights reserved.

    The Bronx Cocktail

    The Bronx Cocktail: gin, dry vermouth, sweet vermouth, orange juice and orange bitters.

  • Arnaud-Balvenie (detail), photo © 2010 Douglas M. Ford. All rights reserved.

    Arnaud’s Special Cocktail

    Arnaud's Special Cocktail combines Scotch, Dubonnet, and orange bitters (don't forget the twist!) to make a Scotch surprise.

    Planter's Punch, photo © 2014 Douglas M. Ford. All rights reserved.

    Planter’s Punch

    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!

    Navy Grog, photo © 2014 Douglas M. Ford. All rights reserved.

    Navy Grog

    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.

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