The sidecar is a cocktail traditionally made with cognac, orange liqueur, plus lemon juice. In its ingredients, the drink is perhaps most closely related to the older Brandy Crusta, which differs both in presentation and in proportions of its components. The exact origin of the sidecar is unclear, but it is thought to have been invented around the end of World War I in either London or Paris. The drink was directly named for the motorcycle attachment, which was very commonly used back then.
A Long Island iced tea or Long Island ice tea is a type of alcoholic mixed drink typically made with vodka, tequila, light rum, triple sec, gin, and a splash of cola, which gives the drink the same amber hue as iced tea. The Long Island Iced Tea was popularized in the 1970s and remains a beloved drink. There are two competing origin stories for the Long Island iced tea, one from Long Island, Tennessee and one from Long Island, New York.
The Casino is an IBA official cocktail made with gin, maraschino liqueur, orange bitters and fresh lemon juice. The Casino, which appeared in Harry Craddock's 1930 Savoy Cocktail Book, falls into a category of cocktails called Daisies. Each of these drinks includes a spirit, citrus, and a flavored sweetener.
The Penicillin is an cocktail made with whisky, ginger, honey syrup, and fresh lemon juice. Its name derives from the drug penicillin hinting to the medicinal properties of some of its ingredients. The Penicillin cocktail was created by Sam Ross in the mid-2000s, when he was working at New York City’s famous Milk & Honey bar. Now, the cocktail is served around the world.
Royal Arrival is a cocktail made with gin, lemon juice, Crème de Noyaux, and egg whites. The cocktail has many variations, but the most common recipe includes gin, brandy, and rum. This cocktail was invented by Joe Gilmore in 1960, who prepared it to mark the birth of Prince Andrew. This cocktail is a fruit-filled drink that is perfect for spring and summer and is served in a tall glass with ice.
The brandy sour is a mixed alcoholic cocktail believed to be the unofficial national cocktail of Cyprus. With other forms of the brandy sour cocktail, the Cypriot type is a distinct mixture, which only shares the basic brandy and lemon flavorings with other variants. Both brandy and lemons are among Cyprus's top exports, and both have distinctive Cypriot traits.
A South Side or Southside is an alcoholic beverage made with gin, lime juice, simple syrup and mint. A variant, the Southside Fizz, adds soda water. Its origins are subject to speculation but the recipe can be traced back to at least 1916, when it appeared in Huge Enslinn’s book "Recipes for Mixed Drinks" as the South Side Fizz. The drink may have been the preferred beverage of Al Capone.