During Prohibition, many flocked to Europe to imbibe, requesting traditional American cocktails. Bartenders throughout Europe infused the cocktails with their own touch. After the lift of the Prohibition, many of the recipes were imported back to the United States with a decidedly European influence. The name reflects a European sensibility and style, expertly mixing old with new, as well as the cocktail list featuring mostly European spirits. There's nothing overly trendy or gimmicky about the European, just the timeless thrill of a finely made cocktail.