contemporary classic COCKTAILS
You can't beat the classics. We feature a selection of mixologist inspired CONTEMPorary classic cocktails, with various lengths of tasting progressions
Blood & Sand
Some say the drink was created in 1922 and is named after Rudolph Valentino’s silent film about a bullfighter, Blood and Sand, based on the 1909 novel by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez. includes Monkey Shoulder Blended Scotch, Luxardo Cherry Heering, Antica Sweet Vermouth, & orange juice.
Created in the mid-1980s by Dick Bradsell at Fred’s Club in Soho, London. The Bramble is the brainchild of Dick Bradsell, aka ‘The Cocktail King.’ Gin finds a match with fresh muddled blackberries served over crushed ice, laced with Crème de Mure.
Nobody knows who invented the margarita. It’s a mystery cocktail. But it’s very likely that it involves a beautiful woman. One story claims it was created for a Ziegfield dancer, Marjorie King, who was allergic to tequila. Made with agave nectar, lime juice, & the finest tequila Milagro Blanco.
A classic American drink of Jim Beam bourbon, lemon juice rendered sugar, Angostura Bitters, and egg white.
Unlike many other cocktails that are still popular to this day, the Whiskey Sour unfortunately does not have a famous folk tale or a riveting back-story that is attached to its name.
Bold and fortifying made with Old Overholt Bottled in Bond rye whiskey, vermouth, & Angostura bitters.
The drink originated at the Manhattan Club in New York City in the early 1870s for a banquet. The success of the banquet made the drink fashionable, prompting people to request the drink from where it originated from—"the Manhattan cocktail".
Sophie Berezinski, who's business was copper mugs was going all over hollywood trying to sell her product when she walked into the Cock ‘n’ Bull pub at just the right time in 1941. John Martin, who had purchased the floundering Smirnoff Vodka distillery, was in the pub as well as the owner Jack Morgan who was in a similar bind trying to introduce his own brand of ginger beer to America. The three came together and introduced the world to the one and only Moscow Mule. We put our own spin on this cocktail with kick of a great vodka, fresh ginger syrup, and lime juice. topped with Ginger beer.
The Saturn deserves the mantle of the perfect gin tiki cocktail. The original drink, is credited to California bartender J. “Popo” Galsini, who won the International Bartender’s Association World Championship in 1967 with the cocktail.
It is unclear whether the cocktail was invented in either London or Paris, however the drink was directly named after the motorcycle sidecar used by an American army captain in Paris during World War I. We make this sweet and citrus cocktail by mixing Korbel brandy, Cointreau, lemon juice, & simple syrup.
A sweet and fruity cocktail made from Cruzan light rum, pineapple juice, grenadine, and Luxardo Maraschino liqueur.
Named after the Canadian-American film actress, Mary Pickford, in the 1920's at the Hotel Nacional de Cuba on a trip to Havana with Charlie Chaplin and Douglas Fairbanks. $9