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Return of the Blender Cocktail

January 25, 2012

Tags: Blender cocktails, Trader Vic's, El Floridita, Frozen Daiquiri, Pina Colada, Frozen Margarita

Almost immediately after Steven Poplawski invented the blender in 1922, visionary individuals began using it to prepare cocktails. The practice achieved worldwide popularity, and there was a time when a drinking establishment was not taken seriously if it didn’t display a blender on the bar.
The blender craze reached its peak in the wave of “Polynesian” restaurants that swept America after World War II. (more…)