A sour is a traditional family of mixed drinks. Sours belong to one of the old families of original cocktails and are described by Jerry Thomas in his 1862 book How to Mix Drinks.
Beluga Russian Porto
At first glance, Porto’s appeal may be in its old-school character, but interspersed between the city’s timeworn buildings is a scattering of hip and happening bars.
Some things are better left in the past (bolo ties, dial-up Internet and your high school prom photos). Others should never have gone away in the first place.
Over the years, the martini has become one of the best-known mixed alcoholic beverages. "The only American invention as perfect as the sonnet"
The gimlet was first a Royal Navy drink that was introduced by officers aboard ship. A simple combination… crafted to save the British Royal Navy from scurvy.
Considered a sailor’s drink in England, flips were known to be a hot mixture for nearly two centuries after their mention first appeared in writing in the late 1600s. "Thus we live at sea, eat biscuit, and drink flip''
By 1878, Tom Collins was being served in the bar rooms of New York City and elsewhere. Identified as among 'the favorite drinks which are in demand everywhere' in an advertisement for the 1878 edition of The Modern Bartender's Guide, Collins was considered a fancy drink.
Beluga Buckwheat Sour
This exclusive recipe has an rich, both subtle and creamy flavour. Buckwheat is related to ancient grains, which are very little processed trough time and have a high nutritional value.
Beluga Bloody Mary
Yet another suggested origin of "Bloody Mary" is that the name in English simply arose from "a failure to pronounce the Slav syllables of a drink called Vladimir"
"Although very little is known about the origins of the drink, it's remained on many people's lists because unlike a lot of the forgotten recipes"