Have you ever wondered where the name of your cocktail comes from? There are countless answers to that question, but in many cases, the name of your cocktail comes from a real person. That’s why, in this post, we’re taking a close look at drinks named after people.
After all, there’s something quite special about knowing some of the history behind your drink. This list will also give you the chance to try out some new cocktails, as while some of the cocktails we’re talking about are famous, others are much more obscure.
For many of these drinks, like the Ginger Rogers, there’s little doubt about where the name came from. Sometimes the drink’s namesake even enjoyed the cocktail themselves. In other cases, figuring out the origin of the name is trickier. Still, that just makes the cocktail even more interesting.