The Seelbach Cocktail: bourbon, triple sec, bitters and Champagne.
The Stork Club Cocktail
The Stork Club Cocktail: Old Tom Gin, orange and lime juices, Cointreau and bitters.
Margarita — the Tequila Daisy
The “daisy” is a sour made with triple sec or orange curaçao instead of straight sugar. The Margarita is one of the most famous examples: white tequila, lime juice, Cointeau and sugar.
Cranberry and Bourbon: Reinventing the Bardstown Sling
The Bardstown Sling: a bourbon, triple sec, cranberry and lime juice cocktail.
Crimson Slippers Cocktail
The Crimson Slippers Cocktail taught me that rum and Campari are an astonishing, and nearly perfect, combination. Just make sure it doesn't get too sweet.
The Campden Cocktail
The little-known Campden Cocktail — gin, Lillet and Grand Marnier — makes a pleasant, cold splash for a spring evening.
Trilby Cocktail (Vermouth)
The Vermouth Trilby Cocktail: dry vermouth, Cointreau and bitters, with a whiskey float.
The Countrypolitan Cocktail
The Countrypolitan Cocktail: bourbon, lime juice, demarara syrup, Grand Marnier and Pama. A whiskey-based alternative to the Cosmopolitan.
Pegu Club Cocktail
The Pegu Club Cocktail: Old Tom gin, Grand Marnier, lime juice and bitters.