Fish House Punch

The cornerstone of what would later be known as The White House was laid this week back in 1792. The house's first resident, John Adams, favored a colonial-style punch with a strange moniker.

The Jack Kerouac

This week back in 1940, the first cars rolled onto America's first highway -- The Pennsylvania Turnpike. Without it, Jack Kerouac would've had to name "On The Road"... er, something else.

The Red Baron and The French 75

Created by French WWI fighter pilots, this cocktail was named after the French 75mm Howitzer machine gun. It was lovingly referred to as the "Drink that kicks like a French 75."

The Great London Fire and The Blue Blazer

Created in the 1800's, the blue blazer is a rare drink - few people in the world actually make it. It requires high-proof Scotch and "Demerera," a raw sugar from French Guyana.

Banned Books and The Lolita Haze

Get scandalous with this cocktail inspired by scene in Lolita in which Humbert Humbert eats a plum. Using "young" genever, of course.