On this day in 1971, the English group Led Zeppelin would release "Led Zeppelin IV". It would become one of the landmark albums ever released worldwide and become the third-best-selling album ever in the US, with Stairway to Heaven becoming an instant hit.
The Historical Inebriant: The Black Dog Cocktail
3 oz Bourbon
1 oz Dry Vermouth
1/2 oz Blackberry Brandy
Mix bourbon, dry vermouth and blackberry brandy with ice in a mixing glass.
Strain into an old-fashioned glass full of ice.