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Gilded Age Cocktails


The decades following the American Civil War burst with invention, the saw the dawn of the telephone, the motor car, electric lights, the airplane—but no innovation was more welcome than the beverage heralded as the “cocktail.”  Read all about the histories and recipes of various cocktails from the Gilded Age in Tichi's new book, 'Gilded Age Cocktails: History, Lore, and Recipes from America's Golden Age.'

By Cecelia Tichi, Published by NYU Press, 2021, 176 pages, hardcover.