Here are the stories behind seven drinks named after real people. This pre-Prohibition creation consists of equal parts Sloe gin, lime juice, and apricot liqueur, though sometimes lemon juice is used. The combination of the Sloe gin and apricot brandy makes for a smooth, if somewhat sweet, tipple. Bloody MaryNo one can quite agree on who the \"Mary\" is in Bloody Mary. She spilled some on her dress and remarked “Now, you can call me Bloody Mary, George!”Drink historians continue to debate who was the originator.