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 
 
Sazerac
sazerac

The official cocktail of New Orleans, started out using Sazerac Cognac and bitters from Antoine Amedie Peychaud’s apothecary. Due to a crop disease destroying the vineyards of France in 1870, the main spirit changed from cognac to the rye whiskey that we use in this cocktail today.

 

old overholt bottled in bond,, Simple Syrup, Peychaud Bitters, & an Absinthe rinse

 

Bramble
Bramble

 

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. 

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paloma
 

The origins of the Paloma are unknown, but what we do know is that it is the most popular tequila based cocktail in Mexico.

 

mi campo Tequila, Aperol, Grapefruit Oleo-Saccharum, Lime Juice, Peychaud’s Bitters,  topped off with Schofferhoffer Grapefruit Radler

Old Fashioned
old fashioned

"The first documented definition of the word "cocktail" was in response to a reader's letter asking to define the word in the May 6, 1806, issue of The Balance and Columbian Repository in Hudson, New York. In the May 13, 1806, issue, the paper's editor wrote that it was a potent concoction of spirits, bitters, water, and sugar; it was also referred to at the time as a bittered sling" -wiki

Old Forester Bourbon, old overholt Bottled in Bond Rye, Simple Syrup, & Angostura & Orange Bitters

 

 

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jungle Bird

 

The jungle bird is a famous beverage with origins from the 1970's at the kuala lumpur hilton in malaysia. the cocktail was created at the aviary bar of the hotel, hence the name, jungle bird.

cruzan blackstrap rum,, campari, demerara syrup, orange bitters, Pineapple Juice & Lime Juice

 

Russian Spring Punch
russian spring punch

 

In London during the 1980s, Dick Bradsell created this recipe for a cocktail party. The cocktail was named after the Russian vodka in the cocktail and the seasonal Spring drink of Tom Collins.

New Amsterdam Vodka, Wycliff Brut, Lemon Juice, Simple Syrup, laced with Créme de Cassis

 

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east india no. 2

 

This classic cocktail is named after the “East India” region that were a handful of British colonies, including India, but also Burma, Malaya, and Singapore. It was first published in the New and Improved Bartender’s Manual in 1882..

Korbel Brandy, Luxardo Maraschino, Pineapple Juice, Raspberry Syrup, & Lemon Juice