Top 10 Prohibition-inspired cocktails

2nd December, 2015 by Melita Kiely

Why not celebrate Repeal Day this week and the abolishment of the 18th Amendment with one of these Prohibition-inspired cocktails?


Prohibition continues to inspire bartenders around the world when it comes to making cocktails

During Prohibition, coming across good quality alcohol was like finding gold dust – near impossible.

So in order to disguise the low quality bootleg booze flooding the illicit black market, bartenders quickly crafted an array of delectable cocktails to mask the unpleasant taste.

There were cocktails to suit every palate from the short and boozy delights to longer, sweeter variations.

Today, the industry is still in the midst of a classic cocktail revival, driven largely by the resurgence of interest in Prohibition era tipples.

Speakeasy bars are making a comeback all over the world, from London and Paris to New York and Sydney.

As such, we’ve collated 10 of the best Prohibition-inspired cocktails on the market for you to enjoy in celebration of Repeal Day on 5 December.

Click through to the following pages to see our selection of the 10 best Prohibition-inspired cocktails and how to recreate them.  

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