DrinkWire is Liquor.com's showcase for the best articles, recipe and reviews from the web's top writers and bloggers. In this post, Missi Rose offers a pair of cocktails that add a new twist to old-time recipes.


December 5th marked 83 years since the repeal to Prohibition and to toast to the end of this era, these two Prohibition-Style inspired cocktails put a modern twist on a classic cocktail. Enjoy!

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La Mar de Listo (Twist on classic Bee's Knees)

  • 1 1/2 parts reposado tequila
  • 3/4 part fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 part fresh cranberry juice
  • 1/2 part honey
  • Maraschino cherry
  • Lemon twist

Preparation: Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a coupe glass and garnish with a maraschino cherry and a lemon twist.


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Maple Old Fashioned (Twist on classic Old Fashioned)

  • 2 parts Hornitos Black Barrel Tequila
  • 1/4 part maple syrup
  • 4 dashes Angostura bitters
  • Orange peel
  • Cinnamon stick

Preparation: Combine ingredients in a mixing glass and stir. Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice. Garnish with an orange peel and cinnamon stick.