Prohibition (2011)/Cocktail Recipes

Mary Pickford
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Mary Pickford

The Cuban cocktail named for Mary is one of the first “exotic” cocktails that foreshadowed the trend of tropical cocktails that would become all the rage after Prohibition.

Sidecar
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The Sidecar

This French cocktail became the defining cocktail of the Prohibition era.

The Monkey Gland
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The Monkey Gland

The Monkey Gland was created by Harry MacElhone, the owner of Harry’s New York Bar in Paris and is also known as the McCormick.

Get out that cocktail shaker, and mix yourself a Prohibition style drink. Or try our suggestion, and serve up the Ken Burns Effect. It’s the Cat’s Meow.