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Toasting Gatsby With Six Prohibition-Era Cocktails

Posted: 05/10/2013 3:35 pm

Baz Luhrmann's much-anticipated adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby premieres today in theaters across the country. The story is set in the gin-soaked twenties, in the midst of Prohibition, and F. Scott Fitzgerald was known to be quite the tippler himself. Want to drink like Gatsby? Look toward these six classic cocktails.

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Easy to assemble but hard to forget, this Prohibition-era classic has found its way into a new generation of cocktail glasses thanks in part to Seattle-based bartender Murray Stenson, who helped re-popularize the drink. Click here for the recipe.

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