10.00The SazeracS. taylor is responsible for importing the cognac named Sazerac-de-forge into the French quarter. A new bar owner picked it up and named his bar after it also creating a cocktail in its name. The cocktail consisted of cognac bitters and sugar with an absinthe rinse..
10.00The MartiniAlthough the origins are muddled, “the hostess of to-day,” by Linda-hull larned published in 1899 described the martini as being equal parts gin and vermouth at its earliest incarnation.
12.00The ManhattanLegend says Dr. Ian Marshall created a drink at the manhattan club in NYC in the 1870’s for Sir Winston Churchills mother lady Randolf. Gaining popularity, it was named for the club in which it was created.
MarketThe Old FashionedAround 1806 “the balance and Colombian repository publication, defined the cocktail as, spirits of any kind, sugar, water and bitters. In the 1850’s the creation of a new cocktail called the Sazerac caused people to start asking for an “old fashioned” cocktail.
10.00The DaiquiriSome say this drink was created by Jennings cox, an American engineer. While in Cuba during the Spanish-American war he created it for some private guests after he ran out of gin. As the ingredients, sugar, limes and rum are all abundant in Cuba, it is likely this was done before then.
10.00The SidecarLegend says, in 1922 an American army captain who was under the weather asked a Ritz hotel Paris bartender for an aperitif and was served this drink cause brandy was used to combat colds. Named for the way the captain got to and from the hotel this drink combines cognac, cointreau and lemon juice.
10.00The Jack RoseThis one may have been named after a famous gambler or a pink rose named Jacquemot, or been invented by Joseph d rose, a world champion of mixology, or may simply be named after the color and main ingredient. In any case it utilizes our country’s first licensed distilled spirit. A combination of applejack, citrus and grenadine.
The GrasshopperCreated by Philbert Guichet Jr. of Tujague’s in the French quarter for a New York drink contest in 1928, just before the repeal of prohibition.
9.00The Clover ClubPredating prohibition and named such for a Philadelphia men’s club, this drink dates to 1911 and at the height of its popularity was enjoyed mostly by pre-prohibition distinguished gentlemen. Made with gin, lemon juice and egg whites to add a creamy body.
10.00The MargaritaA socialite named Margaret Sames claims ownership for this recipe, the story says it was invented at a poolside Christmas party in Acapulco around 1948. Made with Jalisco tequila, cointreau and lime juice.
White ManhattanWe thought of this when we were researching vermouths and came across a third vermouth, a sweet white vermouth that no one seemed to know what to do with. We knew immediately knew what we could make with it, and so was born the white manhattan.
Old WestThe first collaboration of our bartenders. Looking to re-invent the old fashioned with a touch of heat and sweet. We bring you the marrying of jalapeno, dried cherries and brown sugar with Bulliet frontier bourbon.
Whiskey-RitaIn true cowboy fashion we’ve paired High-west silver (oat) whiskey with fresh lime and orange liquor to bring you a margarita that blurs the borders.
White Ole’ FashionedDeciding to play around with a white whiskey, it only seemed natural to try it in this modern old fashioned. We chose to pair it with an orange bitters to encourage the lighter appearance of this tasty twist.
Golden Man”Honey”TtanThe brilliance for this one came to us while tasting vermouth's. The notes of honey and spices from the vermouth would pair well with a honey laced whiskey liquor. Take your pick of jack daniels Tennessee honey or wild Turkey's American honey.
Original Irish CoffeeIn a 1940’s miserable Irish winter, some Americans disembarked a flying boat flight to Foynes port, in county limerick, Ireland. They boated to the mainland in frigid rainy conditions, and were greeted by a chef named Joe Sheridan who made them some coffee with Irish whiskey to warm them.
Fernandina Teanamed for a city in Florida known to be pirate friendly. This warming drink combines ingredients of trade at the time, spiced rum, orange and tea. Invigorating and strong enough to please any pirate.
Spiked Hot CocoaHot cocoa for adults, hot cocoa with chocolate vodka and your choice liquors. Choose from frangelico, chambord, or grand marnier.Options:
Frangelico, Chambord, Grand marnier
Sweet Aztec CocoaSweet and spicy, this spiked version of hot cocoa has a little kick and pairs the best the Aztec's had to offer, chocolate and peppers.
Hot ToddyIt'll take the chill from your bones on the cold nights to come. With locally made kinnickinick whiskey, honey and lemon it warms, soothes and relaxes after a long winter's day.