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Gin & Tonic

The Gin & Tonic has its origins in India during the nineteenth century, when British soldiers added gin to their tonic water to make it palatable. Tonic water is a carbonated beverage containing quinine, a bitter medication used to treat malaria. We make our tonic water from quinine tincture, gentian

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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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