The XYZ Cocktail

The XYZ is another drink that Patrick Gavin Duffy ripped off wholesale from the Savoy Cocktail Book for his Official Mixer’s Manual that came out four years later. I guess all was fair in cocktail publishing back then. Anyhoo, this is a sort of a daiquiri, I guess, with lemon juice and orange liqueur…or maybe it’s a sort…

The Victory Cocktail

Sometimes, when perusing old bartending guides, one happens upon a recipe that is just too intriguing to pass up. Sometimes these are drinks that sound like they’d be really good, but even more often they sound terrible. Whether they will be as terrible as they sound is pretty much what makes them worth trying. This…