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Summer Menu, 2020

Among many cultural casualties, Coronavirus has wrecked the familiar experience of dining out.  Sweaty sidewalk seating, near-empty restaurants, PPE-shrouded staff, limited menus, all are part of our world now—some for the better, but still unfamiliar.  While the experience may have changed, the earnestness of your locally-owned restaurants and bars has

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Barrel Aged Chrysanthemum

honeycomb, bergamot, anise, apple blossomnoilly prat dry vermouth, bénédictine, absinthe, monk bitters An aperitif-style mixed drink, the chrysanthemum is a “lost” classic with hints of honey, vanilla, and wormwood.  Created in the twilight of the Golden Age, it survived Prohibition and now enjoys a special place as the go-to option

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My Safe Word Is “Sanctuary”

orange, cinnamon, chocolate, blackberryKentucky bourbon, dubonnet rouge, picon, cointreau An obscure Golden Age cocktail with a murky origin story, the original Sanctuary belonged to a greater group of quinquina-based cocktails prepared with aromatized wine, Dubonnet Rouge.  Our version is fortified with bourbon and barrel-aged, imbuing it with flavors of butterscotch, toffee,

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End Mark

end mark (n.): a mark used to signify the end of a transcript. Each week, our talented bar staff is challenged to create a new cocktail–or a riff on an existing classic–which not only follows in the thematic footsteps of the current volume, but also stays true to the mission statement of

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Hickory Sour

smoked wood, grilled peaches, lemon, charcoalhickory wood- and peach-infused Kentucky bourbon, lemon, honey, apricot brandy, orange bitters, aquafaba One of our best-selling cocktails, this signature variation of the classic Whiskey Sour is built by infusing Kentucky bourbon whiskey with gently charred hickory wood and plenty of peaches. A fun, fruit-filled

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Limmer’s Hotel Punch

green apple, honeydew melon, fresh-cut grassold tom gin, lemon, oleo-saccharum, maraschino, orange blossom water, bogart bitters, blanquette de limoux sparkling wine In the early 1800s, at the Limmer’s Hotel in London, England, an enterprising headwaiter created a Gin Punch so famous his guests named it after him: the John Collins.  By the 1870s,

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Temporary Shut Down

Due to Governor Andy’s “No Indoor Seating” rule, we will be closed for on-site service at least until the week of December 14.  
In the meantime, we are offering takeout service from our food and beverage programs.  We are open for takeout Tuesday-Saturday, 5-9pm.   Call 859.618.6318 to place an order.