National Cocktail Day celebrates all types of cocktails which usually consist of a wine or distilled beverage such as whisk(e)y, vodka, gin, rum, brandy, or tequila—mixed with ingredients such as soda, liqueurs, muddled/fruit, or juice.Read More
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"An 1880s French invention by Alexandre Marnier-Lapostolle, Grand Marnier adds a splash of orange liquor to mixed drinks or desserts. Also enjoyed neat, this cognac concoction blended one of the most expensive fruits of the time with a strong spirit.
Some examples of the mixed drinks including Grand Marnier are: Cosmopolitan, Margarita, Sidecar, Dirty Harry, Grand Mimosa, B-52, Grand Smash, Smash Marnier, Grand Hound, and the Grand Marnier Fireball."
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