Retro Cocktails: Party Like It's ...
The cool cats over at the Hala Kahiki in River Grove, Ill., really dig this kooky cocktail. So why not get hip to this tiki-bar trend — OK, Daddy-O?
Get the Recipe: Kokomo
1969: Sage Advice
Patrons of San Francisco's Clock Bar sip this herb-scented drink while scoping out the bar's Mad Men-esque 1960s decor.
Get the Recipe: Sage Advice
1979: Mama's Little Helper
This fizzy, cucumber-flavored drink tastes like the cocktail equivalent of a Jell-O mold dessert — but in a good way.
Get the Recipe: Mama's Little Helper
1989: Wally World
Remember the '80s? Well, clearly, so do the folks at the Ridgemont — a, like, totally rad homage to big hair, shoulder pads and all things pink, like this strawberry-flavored cocktail.
Get the Recipe: Wally World
1999: Peach Cosmo
The Signature Lounge in Chicago's John Hancock Center has devised a cocktail to celebrate the '90s. The Peach Cosmo is sweet, bright pink and unabashedly girly. And interestingly enough, it is the favorite drink of former President Bill Clinton — not!
Get the Recipe: Peach Cosmo
2009: Captain Handsome
This sophisticated drink, mixed up at the popular Seattle bar Vessel, exemplifies the cocktail scene over the past year: It's sophisticated, not too sweet, and at the same time kinda fun.
Get the Recipe: Captain Handsome