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Old Recipes Revived for Recession Cocktails

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    Old Recipes Revived for Recession Cocktails
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    Gone are the "girly" fruit-flavored cocktails as more and more bartenders are dusting off old favorites as "recession cocktails."

    This Reuters article highlights some of the ways bartenders and liquor companies are trying to keep bars full.

    Many classic prohibition and depression era drinks are resurging, both at the bars and at home.

    Liquor sales are predicted to buck the trend of the trest of the economy; some companies are even reporting double digit growth.