5 Speakeasy Cocktails...And Their Shady Pasts #refinery29 http://www.refinery29.com/46674#slide5 White Lady Introduced in the late '20s, The White Lady was born from the drink the “Delilah,” which included crème de menthe. The Savoy’s Harry Craddock replaced it with orange liqueur, and it became an instant classic. 1.5 oz Tanqueray London Dry Gin .75 oz orange liqueur .75 oz lemon juice Pour all of the ingredients into a shaker, fill with ice, shake and strain into a chilled coupe glass.
The Pink Lady, featuring applejack and gin, was originally popular in the 1950s. It's pink and opaque, so on first sight you might expect it to be cloyingly sweet, but it's actually drier than most modern cocktails.