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05/16/2014 03:21 pm ET | Updated Jul 16, 2014

The Surprising Stories Behind the Most Ordered Cocktails

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By Mila Pantovich

It seems like a new craft cocktail bar opens every weekend, with mixologists scrambling to create the next coolest drink. As much as we love innovation, sometimes you really can't beat the tried and true mixed drinks that have been around forever. Besides, most of the new guys are just modern variations of what our grandparents drank with breakfast. Check out the hazy theories behind some of the most popular cocktails around, because while drinking them can be fun, knowing their history is even better.

The Surprising Stories Behind the Most Ordered Cocktails