The Aviation–first published in 1916–was featured in the last cocktail book published before the Prohibition! It's made with dry gin, lemon, maraschino & crème de violette.
The Johnny Utah
The unanticipated show stopper of Erick Castro’s Johnny Utah is celery seed. Give this intriguing cocktail of Frida Kahlo Blanco Tequila, lime, celery seed & club soda a try.
The Pineapple Daiquiri
An ode to the classic daiquiri: the Pineapple Daiquiri is made with Plantation Stiggins’ Fancy pineapple rum, lime & sugar. Tart & refreshing, this cocktail is the glimpse of paradise needed on a gloomy day. The backdrop of this photo is one of our secret back rooms...shhh
The Vesper was invented and named by Ian Fleming in the 1953 James Bond novel Casino Royale. Named after his love interest, Vesper Lynd, James Bond order his signature cocktail "shaken, not stirred."
"Scofflaw" was the winning entry of a nationwide competition during the Prohibition era to create a new word for "the lawless drinker." Appropriately named, flout all the rules as you sip the 1922 Scofflaw cocktail of Michter’s Rye Whiskey, Dolin Dry Vermouth, lemon juice, grenadine and house orange bitters.
The Last Word
The Last Word consists of equal amounts of gin, green Chartreuse, maraschino liqueur and freshly pressed lime juice. Hailing from the Detroit Athletic Club circa 1915, this cocktail has become a cult classic in the cocktail community.
New York Sour
Known as the Continental Sour then the Southern Whiskey Sour before becoming the New York Sour, this cocktail was created in 1870s by a Chicago bartender. Not only is this drink nice to look at, it tastes amazing too. The sourness from the lemon and the barrel from the whiskey draw out the raw fruit flavors of the wine.
The Bee's Knees
The Bee’s Knees, a Prohibition-era cocktail made of gin, honey & lemon. Circa 1930, the honey & lemon were used to masque the smell & taste of bathtub gins. Now, the honey & lemon accentuate Barr Hill Tom Cat’s BARREL-AGED gin twice distilled w/ JUNIPER & HONEY.
One of Japan’s originals, the Bamboo was created circa 1912 at the Grand Hotel in Yokohama, Japan by German bartender Louis Eppinger. This recipe calls for Alvea Amontillado Sherry, Dolin Dry Vermouth and house orange bitters.