Top 10 classic cocktail tales

Some cocktails are as familiar as a well worn bar stool at your favourite bar; recipes which have stood the test of time to become part of the fabric of the drinks industry.

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But what goes into creating such a cocktail? How does an experimental mix transform into an iconic serve? And who is behind such drinks? The unspoken heroes of such legendary drinks as the Negroni and Daiquiri?

Each cocktail has its own tale to tell.

Scroll through to find out how some of the world’s most ubiquitous cocktails came to be… 

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