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Five drinks for the Prohibition Centennial

The lawmakers who put the 18th Amendment into effect in 1920 could never have guessed that 100 years later in 2020, we’d be commemorating Prohibition with inventive cocktail recipes and restaurant specials.

Lucky for us, there plenty of spots to celebrate in South Florida

 

Drink: Cigar Old Fashioned Rum Row

Find it at:  The Gates Hotel Key West

Known for its rum, the bar transports you to 1920s Havana with Key West Rodriguez Cigar Infused Plantation Original Dark Rum with white sugar, maple syrup, orange and angostura bitters—all garnished with orange peel and filthy cherry and topped with a traditional Cuban cigar.

 

Drink: Please Don’t Tell

Find it at: The Drawing Room at The Shelborne South Beach

This cocktail that was created during Prohibition features bourbon, homemade bitters and simple syrup, which are smoked and garnished with a cherry.

 

 

 

 

 

Drink: The Sidecar

Find it at: Villa Azur

The French-Mediterranean restaurant presents its own twist of the cocktail created during World War I with cognac, Cointreau orange liqueur, lemon juice, and garnished with a lemon twist.

 

Drink: Mastro’s Manhattan featured image

Find it at: Mastro’s Ocean Club

Enjoy views of the Intracoastal Waterway while sipping on this concoction with Woodford Reserve Kentucky Bourbon, Amaro Montenegro, Vya Sweet Vermouth, Angostura bitters and Luxardo cherries.

 

Drink: Guava Martini

Find it at: Shooters Waterfront

Shooters goes all out for the celebration through an exclusive rum barrel in partnership with Real McCoy rum. Guests can purchase bottles at the storefront and order exclusive menu items such as the Real McCoy upside down cake and Guava Martini, with rum, guava purée and lime.

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