Ever Wonder How Your Cocktail Got Its Crazy Name?

Ever Wonder How Your Cocktail Got Its Crazy Name?
Photo by Saquan Stimpson/monstershaq2000 @ Flickr

The Atlantic Food Channel's Derek Brown offers some insights into how certain drinks get their monikers.

Says Brown, "Purportedly named after the Manhattan Club in New York, [the Manhattan] also has the interesting distinction of being named after an Indian word Manahactaniek, meaning 'The island where we drank liquor.'"

We can drink to that.


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