Care for a cocktail?


cocktails1Cocktails, nearly everyone has heard of them and many have tried them, but where in the world did the term come from? Well, the answer is, no one knows, it has a rather murky history.

cocktails2According to Dictionary.com the word originated around 1800-1810, it’s an Americanism, origin obscure. Apparently, none of the numerous attempts to explain the origin of this word has won general acceptance. Bottoms up!

Source: http://www.dictionary.com/browse/cocktail

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