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Written By: Usree Bhattacharya on April 9, 2009 No Comment

A very interesting article in the Atlantic traces how cocktails acquired their names, like the Manhatten, the Negroni, and the Rob Roy. Some really cool info:

Sometimes a name just fits the bill, so it gets the same name with a sequential number. A perfect example is the Corpse Reviver #2. Part of an early category of morning drinks, including the Morning Glory, Eye Opener, and Anti-fogmatic, the Corpse Reviver #2 follows none other than the Corpse Reviver. While they are two totally different drinks, both are purported to wake the corpse.

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