How 26 Alcoholic Drinks Got Their Names

By Casey Chan on at

You drink martinis and manhattans and mint juleps and pina coladas and tom collins and hell, so much more. Have you ever stepped back and wonder how these cocktails were named? Mental Floss' resident genius John Green shares the origin stories of 26 different cocktails so you can learn some. Warning: he's really good at these rapid fire brain melting sessions. [Mental Floss]