The Japanese Cocktail, with brandy, orgeat and bitters. The forerunner of the modern, "fancy" cocktail.
The Black Manhattan: bourbon, Averna, and Angostura bitters. Another variant of one of the greatest of the classic cocktails.
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Another New Orleans original, the Vieux Carré Cocktail: rye whiskey, Cognac, sweet vermouth, Bénédictine and bitters.