Chris & Julia, the mixology geniuses over at A Bar Above, invited me to write about one of the great bartenders in cocktail mixing history, Harry Craddock. Check out an excerpt below, and hop on over to A Bar Above to read the rest!
Harry Craddock and The Last Legal Cocktail in the United States
Harry Craddock was said to have been many things. An Englishman. An American. A bartender. The bartender. He invented the Dry Martini. He mixed the last legal drink in America before Prohibition. Prohibition pushed him to London, where he became a pioneer of the American Bar.