The Disco Era is said to have been "born on Valentine's Day , when David Manusco opened The Loft in New York City, and it rapidly faded in ". With disco came flared trousers, Saturday Night Fever (released 23rd March ) and Disco Drinks - the sleazier the name the better. This was the decade when the relatively innocent sounding Sloe. Aug 02, · 8 Drinks That Only People Who Grew Up In The ’80s Will Understand words: Emily Bell For many functioning, or semi-functioning, adults, the ’80s were a formative time.
Aug 18, · 9 Drinks That Only People Who Grew Up In The ’70s Will Understand. Which is how you got a drinks culture divided between cheap beer and watered down whiskey on . 70s and 80s Cocktails. I grew up during the time when the 70s and 80s cocktails below were popular. I have tried them all. Some I love; others not so much. Whether or not you have tried them yourself, all of these vodka recipes and others are classic cocktails that are worth considering especially if you are hosting a seventies or eighties.
Sweet drinks became the rage, with most cocktails having a fruity and sugary component. Some classic cocktails still saw popularity during the Disco Era, although a few were re-imagined to suit the tastes of the day, such as the rising popularity of vodka and rum. The 70’s brings back memories of wood paneled station wagons, mood rings, platform shoes, discos, the Beatles, Star Wars, the Fonz and being a football fan, who could forget quarter back Joe Namath appearing in a Beautymist hosiery commercial wearing panty hose. Since this is a liquor site however, I would be remiss if I excluded the cocktails of the 70’s.