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1

Old Fashioned (3)

2 oz Bourbon
3/4 oz Demerara Syrup
3 Dash Angostura Bitters

M: Stirred
Ice: 2x2
Glass: Rocks
Garnish: Orange Swath & Cherry

Smooth caramel and vanilla flavors combine with spicy notes of Angostura

2

Old Fashioned Rye (4)

2 oz Rye Bourbon
3/4 oz Demerara Syrup
3 Dash Angostura Bitters
1 Dash Orange Bitters

M: Stirred
Ice: 2x2
Glass: Rocks
Garnish: Orange Swath & Cherry

The rye flavor offers a more “peppery” bite to the traditional Old Fashioned

3

French 75 (4)

2 oz Gin
3/4 oz Lemon Juice
3/4 oz Simple Syrup
3 oz Bubbles

M: Shaken/topped
Ice: N/A
Glass: Flute
Garnish: Lemon Swath

Refreshing and citrusy, sparkling gin cocktail that packs a punch.

4

Bee's Knees (3)

2 oz Gin
1/2 oz Lemon
3/4 oz Honey Syrup

M: Shaken
Ice: N/A
Glass: Coupe
Garnish: Lemon Wheel

Citrus is the predominant flavor, and depending on the gin you use, you could find nice cardamom

5

Manhattan (3)

2 1/2 oz Bourbon or Rye
1 oz House Sweet Vermouth
1 Dash Angostura Bitters

M: Stirred
Ice: N/A
Glass: Rocks or Coupe
Garnish: Cherry

Seasoned drinkers may pick up underlying sweetness from the Sweet Vermouth & whiskey

6

Lemon Drop (4)

2 oz Vodka
1/2 oz Triple Sec
1/2 oz Simple
1/2 oz Lemon Juice

M: Shaken
Ice: N/A
Glass: Martini
Garnish: Sugar Rim, Lemon Wheel

Sweet and Citrusy

7

Mojito (5)

2 oz Clear Rum
3/4 oz Simple Syrup
3/4 oz Lime Juice
5-7 Mint Sprigs
Top with Soda Water

M: Shaken
Ice: Cod Draft
Glass: Collins
Garnish: Mint

Its combination of sweetness, citrus, and herbaceous mint flavors is intended to complement the rum

8

Side Car (3)

2 oz cognac
3/4 oz Triple Sec
1/2 oz Lemon Juice

M: Shaken
Ice: N/A
Glass: Coupe
Garnish: Orange Swath and a Sugar Rim

It is complex and balanced but still a 'sour', those with a sweet tooth can sugar the rim of the glass.

9

Bloody Mary (2)

2 oz Vodka
4.5 oz Bloody Mary Mix

M: Just Pour
Ice: Cold Draft
Glass: Collins
Garnish: Lemon, Lime, Olive

Breakfast in a glass

10

Margarita (4)

2 oz Blanco Tequila
1 oz Triple Sec
1 oz Lime Juice
3/4 oz Agave

M: Shaken
Ice: Cold Draft
Glass: Rocks
Garnish: Lime Wheel

It balances four of the five human tastes. A margarita with salt, you cut the bitterness of the lime and tequila, while heightening the sweetness and sourness.

11

Paloma (5)

2 oz Blanco Tequila
2 oz Grapefruit Juice
1/2 oz Lime Juice
1/2 oz Simple Syrup
1 oz Soda Water

M: Build
Ice: Cold Draft
Glass: Collins
Garnish: Grapefruit Swath

There is no mistaking the similarities to the margarita, but the Paloma is fruitier.

12

Moscow Mule (3)

2 oz Vodka
1/2 Lime Juice
3 oz Ginger Beer

M: Pour
Ice: Cold Draft
Glass: Mug
Garnish: Lime Wheel

Strong ginger flavor cut with fresh lime balance between spicy, sweet, and strong

13

Cosmo (4)

2.5 Vodka
1 oz Triple Sec
1/2 oz Lime Juice
1/2 oz Cranberry Juice

M: Shaken
Ice: N/A
Glass: Martini
Garnish: Lime Wheel

The popular 90's cocktail lends a sweet yet citrusy profile.

14

Aviation (4)

2 oz Gin
3/4 oz Luxardo Maraschino
3/4 oz Lemon Juice
1/4 oz Violet Liqueur

M: Shaken
Ice: N/A
Glass: Coupe
Garnish: Cherry

Overall flavor is citrus with notes of herbs and flowers and that bit of cherry to bring it all together.

15

Long Island Ice-T (6)

3/4 oz Vodka
3/4 oz Gin
3/4 oz Rum
3/4 oz Tequila
3/4 oz Triple Sec
Fill 90% with sour, top with cola

M: Rolled
Ice: Cold Draft
Glass: Collins
Garnish: Lemon Wash

This sweet yet boozey cocktail is a frat boy miracle and has a surprisingly nice balance.

16

Negroni (3)

1 oz Gin
1 oz Campari
1 oz Carpano Antica Formula

M: Stirred
Ice: 2x2
Glass: Rocks
Garnish: Orange Swath

It tastes like cherry, wine and citrus, but with noticeable bitter notes.

17

Boulevardier (3)

1 oz Rye
1 oz Campari
1 oz Carpano Antica Formula

M: Stirred
Ice: 2x2
Glass: Rocks
Garnish: Orange Swath

Rich, smooth, and slightly sweet. The Negroni recipe subbing Rye instead of Gin

18

Last Word (4)

3/4 oz Gin
3/4 oz Luxardo Maraschino
3/4 oz Lime
3/4 Green Chartreuse

M: Shaken
Ice: N/A
Glass: Coupe
Garnish: Cherry

A sweet and sharp drink that is rich and pungent

19

Vesper (4)

1 1/2 oz New Amsterdam Vodka
3/4 oz New Amsterdam Gin
1/2 oz Lillet Blanc
2 Dash Orange Bitters

M: Shaken or Stirred
Ice: N/A
Glass: Martini or Coupe
Garnish: Lemon Swath

Honey, citrus, mint, and a hint of pine with a bit of sweetness offset by the bitter character of the dry gin

20

Martinez (4)

2 oz Gin
3/4 oz Dolin Sweet Vermouth
1/4 oz Luxardo Maraschino
1 Dash Angostura Bitters

M: Stirred
Ice: N/A
Glass: Martini
Garnish: Lemon Swath

Although definitely sweeter than a Martini, it's not cloying, so it works as a pre-dinner drink.

21

Whiskey Sour (4)

2 oz Whiskey
3/4 oz Lemon Juice
3/4 oz Demerara Syrup
1 Egg White

M: D/W Shaken
Ice: N/A
Glass: Coupe
Garnish: Bitter Art

Whiskey spirit must be balanced between the fresh lemon juice and sugar provides a simple, tasty refresher

22

Sazerac (5)

2 oz Cognac
1/2 oz Rye
1/2 oz Simple Syrup
6 Dashes Peychauds Bitters
Absinthe Rinse

M: Stirred/Down
Ice: N/A
Glass: Rocks
Garnish: Lemon E/D (Express & Discard)

Sweet, spicy and herbal

23

Corpse Reviver #2 (5)

3/4 oz Gin
3/4 oz Triple sec
3/4 oz Lillet Blanc
3/4 oz Lemon Juice
Absinthe Rinse

M: Shaken
Ice: N/A
Glass: Coupe
Garnish: Absinthe Rim, Cherry

Lemon and gin set the botanical citrus base on which the accents of orange, apricot and anise a layered smooth flavor.

24

Dark N Stormy (3)

2 oz Rum
1/4 oz Lime Juice
3 oz Ginger Beer

M: Build
Ice: Cold Draft
Glass: Collins
Garnish: Lime Wedge (sunken), Rum Float

The Dark 'n' stormy taste like a drinkable version of a ginger bread cookie, but in a good way. The dark rum make you feel warm inside, and a ginger finish.

25

Daiquiri (3)

2 oz Aged Rum
3/4 oz Demerara Syrup
3/4 oz Lime Juice

M: Shaken
Ice: N/A
Glass: Coupe
Garnish: Lime Wheel

A daiquiri still tastes pretty much like watered-down rum with a slight hint of lime/lemon and some sugar

26

Caipirinha (3)

2 oz Cachaca
3/4 oz Demerara Syrup
3 Lime Wedges
Muddle in tin, fill 3/4 with ice, shake and dump into lowball

M: Shaken/Dirty Dump
Ice: Dirty Dump
Glass: Rocks
Garnish: Lime Wheel

Smooth, refreshing taste, similar to a Mojito, but a bit sharper, tangy and sweet

27

Hemingway Daiquiri (5)

2 oz White Rum
3/4 oz Grapefruit Juice
1/2 oz Lime Juice
1/2 Luxardo maraschino
1/4 Simple Syrup

M: Shaken
Ice: N/A
Glass: Coupe
Garnish: Lime Wheel Flag

Citrus, with notes of rum

28

Aperol Spritz (3)

2 oz Aperol
3 oz Bubbles
1 oz Soda Water

M: Build
Ice: N/A
Glass: Wine
Garnish: Orange Swath

It infusees select ingredients including bitter and sweet oranges, rhubarb and gentian combined with herbs and root

29

Bijou (4)

1 oz Gin
1 oz Green Chartreuse
1 oz Sweet Vermouth
3 Dashes Orange Bitters

M: Stirred
Ice: N/A
Glass: Coupe/Nick & Nora
Garnish: Lemon Swath & Cherry

Wonderfully complex bold herbal and bitter notes on the back end

30

Bronx (4)

2 oz Gin
1/2 Dry Vermouth
1/2 Sweet Vermouth
1 oz Orange Juice

M: Shaken
Ice: N/A
Glass: Coupe/RX
Garnish: Orange Swath

The bronx cocktail is a simple variation of a perfect martini that adds orange juice to the mix