Special Report

The World's 25 Most Popular Cocktails

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20. Sazerac
> Main ingredients: Cognac (originally), rye whiskey (now), absinthe, Peychaud’s bitters, sugar cube
> Origin: Sazerac Coffee House, New Orleans (1850s)

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19. Mai Tai
> Main ingredients: Rum (typically two varieties), orange curaçao, orgeat syrup, lime juice, simple syrup (recipes vary)
> Origin: Donn Beach, Don the Beachcomber, Hollywood, California (1933) or Vic Bergeron, Trader Vic’s, Oakland, California (1944)

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18. Boulevardier
> Main ingredients: Bourbon whiskey, Campari, sweet vermouth
> Origin: Magazine editor Erskine Gwynne, Paris (late 1920s or early 1930s)

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17. Clover Club
> Main ingredients: Gin, dry vermouth, lemon juice, raspberry syrup, egg white
> Origin: The Clover Club, Philadelphia (1910s)

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16. Corpse Reviver
> Main ingredients: Cognac, apple brandy, sweet vermouth (Corpse Reviver No. 1); gin, Cointreau, Lillet Blanc, lemon juice, absinthe (Corpse Reviver No. 2)
> Origin: Bartender Harry Craddock, American Bar, Savoy Hotel, London (1930s?)