- KCTS 9 Prohibition Cocktail
Presented by: Chip, Merchants Cafe in Seattle
This French cocktail became the defining cocktail of the Prohibition era. Its origins are debated: though it is believed to have been invented sometime after World War I by an American Army captain, the Ritz Hotel in Paris claims they were the first to create it.
- 1 1/4 oz cognac
- 1/2 oz Cointreau
- 3/4 oz lemon juice
Shake with cracked ice and strain into chilled sugar-rimmed glass.