The Brandy Alexander became popular during the early 20th century,likely named after Troy Alexander, a New York City bartender.
The original Irish coffee was invented and named by Joe Sheridan, a head chef in Foynes, County Limerick.
The first example of the term "eggnog" was in 1775, when a Maryland clergyman and philologist wrote a poem about the drink.
This classic french sparkling cocktail seems to be an early 20th century invention, a twist on the popular Kir cocktail.
Spiced and heated wine dates back to Roman times, and reportedly spread as they conquered Europe becoming a popular winter tipple.
Neither the black nor white Russian actually originated in Russia. The first use of the term "White Russian" was traced back to 1965.