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Here are the top ten articles for the Cocktails Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!

1. The James Bond Martini Recipe - Casino Royale
Interested in the authentic James Bond martini recipe? Here it is - straight from the original tome, Casino Royale, written by Ian Fleming in 1953.

2. Frozen Strawberry Daiquiri Recipe
A daiquiri is a traditional Latin American drink, created with rum and fruit. I happen to adore strawberry daquiris. Here is a recipe for you to make your own.

3. Well, Call, Premium Classes of Liquor
Three friends go into a bar. One orders a whiskey and 7-up, the next one orders CC and 7, and the third orders Crown and 7. Everybody’s drinking highball cocktails made from whiskey and 7-up, right? The bar tab arrives. Everybody’s drink costs something different. Why?

4. How Much Is A Measure?
Cocktail recipes often call for a measure or two. Or half a measure. How much is a measure, anyway?

5. Saddle Up for a Cowboy-Inspired Party Idea
This drink menu, inspired by thoughts of waltzing across Texas on a hot, star-filled summer night with my favorite cowboy, features cocktails to sip on, Rattlesnake Shooters, and perhaps a medicinal little swig to clear the head before hitting the dusty trail the next morning, too.

6. Cocktail Word Origin
Why does something we love to drink have such a silly name?

7. BBC Cocktail Recipe
My sister went to the Virgin Islands and all I got was a request for a “DELISH” cocktail recipe called the BBC. She knew it contained Baileys Irish Cream, bananas, and ice cream but she wanted to know all about the BBC cocktail recipe. With a start that enticing, I had to learn more, too.

8. DIY Project Reveals 100-Year-Old Whiskey Stash
When Bryan Fite, 40, moved into his newly purchased 1850s St. Joseph, Missouri, house, a DIY project revealed a treasure trove of 100-year-old whiskey. How much is the uber-aged whiskey worth? A rare bottle of single-malt whiskey from the 1930s recently sold for $100,000. Fite’s booze is older.

9. Freezer Drinks
Some cocktails are best served very cold. Freezer cold. Martini, anyone? These are serious cocktails you can make right in the liquor bottle. Store them in the freezer for a quick individual cocktail and, prepped in advance as they are, they make easy work of serving a party crowd.

10. Place Changes Taste of Whisky
Ever discover a delicious new cocktail on vacation, at a party, or at some other festive or exotic event? Ever tried to re-create it at home? Didn’t work quite so well, did it? That could be because of location, according to Charles Spence and his fellow research scientists at Oxford University.



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