The Magnificent Bastard Cocktail
In 2009 we embarked on the quest to invent the next great cocktail. With reader help, along with a lot of taste-testing, drunkenness, and a few debilitating hangovers, we found it in 2010.
Bryan Swanson invented The Magnificent Bastard. See the recipe and an interview with the creator. Then mix one, or three.
The Runners Up
While these cocktails didn't win, they are an important contribution to boozing MBs worldwide.
See how each entry fared in a NCAA basketball-style single-elimination tournament bracket.
See more about why it was high time someone invented the next great cocktail. Mad love to our inspiration, Tom Edison.