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 
 
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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.

 

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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MARGARITA

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 everything but Tequila.

MILAGRO Blanco Tequila, Agave Nectar, & Lime Juice

Whiskey Sour
new york Sour

Surprisingly, the New York Sour, which dates back to the late 1870s, was created in Chicago. It became known as a New York Sour, most likely after some New York bartender popularized it and changed its name. During that time period, a few sources reported that bartenders around Chicago were “constructing sours with a claret snap.”

Old Overholt Bottled in Bond Rye, Angostura Bitters, Lemon Juice, Simple Syrup, Egg Whites, laced with Claret

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

 

 

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

 

Sidecar
SIDECAR

 

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

Korbel brandy, Cointreau, Lemon Juice, & Simple Syrup.

 

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Pina Colada
PINA COLADA

 

The Pina Colada, Puerto Rico’s national beverage, has long been debated about it’s origins. We guess the story from the Beachcombers Bar at the Caribe Hilton hotel in San Juan Puerto Rico was the birthplace of the cocktail in 1954. 

Flor de Caña 4 Yr Rum, Giffard Banane, Créme de Coconut, Heavy Cream, Pineapple Juice & Lime Juice

 

Daiquiri
AVIATION

Even today’s cocktail connoisseurs debate over whether the violet from the original recipe of this cocktail has any place in the drink.What do you think?

New Amsterdam Gin, BitterTruth Creme de Violet, Luxardo Maraschino, Lemon Juice, & Simple Syrup