Ask any American. They will tell you, in no uncertain terms, that the cocktail was an entirely American invention. But exactly what, beyond the ice, What is so American about a drink of British gin and Italian or French vermouth mixed by an Irish or German immigrant?  

In this Blog you will find out the rich history of many beloved Classic Cocktails. Like were they are form? How did they come to be? Why use a certain glass cup? Why is there so many cocktail drinks named differently but are the same drink is different places.

all this and more will be answers but more  importantly we will take a look at what lies "Beyond the Glass Cup ."