The Top 10 Places to Get Hollywood-Inspired Cocktails

Reuters has compiled this list of 10 cocktails the movies made famous and the best places to imbibe them. We've also included some stories to help you plan your next meeting in one of these fabulous locales.

1. French 75, Paris, France
The French 75, which combines champagne, gin, lemon juice and sugar, is said to have originated at the New York Bar in Paris in 1915 and brings to mind the cocktails at Harry's Bar in the movie "Casablanca."

2. Martini, London, England
Martini, Vodka Martini. The Icebar by Icehotel London off Regent's Street serves up its martinis shaken and not stirred, just as James Bond would order one.

3. Red Eye, Tokyo, Japan
In 1988's "Cocktail" a much-younger Tom Cruise made bartending seem awfully glamourous, and the firm's Red Eye cocktail was touted as a cure for hangovers. Try Tokyo and the Yankee Stadium beverage at the Park Hyatt Tokyo to sample one for yourself.

4. Old Fashioned,  Louisville, KY
"Mad Men's" Don Draper is a sucker for an old fashioned, whether he's ordering it or mixing one up for hotel baron Conrad Hilton. Check out the Kentucky Bourbon Trail for distillery tours.

5. Cosmopolitan, San Francisco, CA
"Sex and the City" made this sweet pink drink a legend, but it seems most likely it made its debut in the City by the Bay.

6. Mai Tai, Honolulu, HI
Fans of Elvis's "Blue Hawaii" will be familiar with the Mai Tai, which remains a staple at most bars in Hawaii.

7. White Russian, Reykjavik, Iceland
This cocktail plays a key role in the cult classic "The Big Lebowski." Iceland's Lebowski Bar boasts a whopping 17 versions of the drink.

8. Manhattan, New York, NY
"Some Like It Hot" is a cinematic classic. That said, some like it neat and some like it on the rocks: with a blend of whiskey, sweet vermouth and bitters, the Manhattan is a classic best served in the Big Apple.

9. Mojito, Havana, Cuba
"Miami Vice's" Sonny Crocket loved his mojitos, but they were no 80s fad. The drink's origin can be traced back to 16th century Cuba.

10. Singapore Sling, Singapore
A "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" staple, the Singapore Sling was actually invented at the Raffles Hotel Singapore in the early part of the 20th century. The Long Bar at the Raffles Hotel Singapore still serves the original recipe cockail.

Source: Reuters
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