cocktails

We were not a hugging people. In terms of emotional comfort it was our belief that no amount of physical contact could match the healing powers of a well made cocktail.

-David Sedaris

We strive to be as historically accurate with our cocktails as we can be, so some drinks may be a little different than what you are used to getting.
Please feel free to ask us about differences.

ruled by the spirit
La Louisiane c.1880’s (disputed, New Orleans)13
rye whiskey sweet vermouth, Benedictine, absinthe, Peychaud’s bitters
Red Hook c.2004 (Enzo Errico)12
Rittenhouse rye whiskey, Punt e Mes, maraschino
Rob Roy c.1890’s (unknown)12
Scotch whisky, sweet vermouth, orange bitters
de Bouve c.2015 (rye food & drink)11
Holland gin, sweet vermouth Averna amaro, Benedictine
the Joro c.2014 (rye food & drink)12
japanese whiskey, Punt e Mes, Benedictine, orange bitters
Cajun Martini c. 1981 (Paul Prudomme)9
hot pepper infused gin, vermouth, pickled okra
Brooklyn Cocktail c.1908 (J.A. Grohusko12
rye whiskey, dry vermouth, Picon, maraschino
5th of November c.2012 (rye food & drink)12
bourbon, sweet vermouth, orange curacao, allspice dram

highballs & fizzes
Anejo Highball c.2000 (Dale DeGroff)10
aged rum, orange curacao, lime, ginger beer, angostura bitters
Milano-Torino c.1860’s (Gaspare Campari)9
Campari, Punt e Mes, soda
el Diablo 1946s (Victor Bergeron?)9
tequila, lime, creme de cassis, ginger ale
Long Island Ice Tea c.1970’s (New Jersey)8
vodka, gin, tequila, rum, brandy, triple sec, lemon, coke

fresh
Lion’s Tail c.1937 (L.A. Clarke)9
bourbon, lime, allspice dram, bitters
the next pink chick drink c.2018 (rye food & drink)8
still top secret
privateer c.2012 (rye food & drink)11
rum, lime, allspice dram, demerara syrup, egg white, bitters*
a scarlet letter c.2012 (rye food & drink)12
reposado tequila, creme de cassis, orange bitters, egg white*
Brown Derby c.1930’s (the Vendome Club, L.A.)9
Canadian whiskey, grapefruit, honey
Tequila Honey Bee c.2015 (the Egg Shop)12
reposado tequila, lemon, cardamom-honey syrup, mezcal, bitters
caipirinha pre-1900’s (unknown, Brazil)8
cachaca, lime, sugar
Barbados in winter c.2012 (rye food & drink)10
rum, lime, Velvet Falernum, orgeat, bitters
seasonal smash c. today (rye food & drink)9
booze, fruit, citrus – ask for today’s version

orphans
Parisian c.1930 (Harry MacElhone)10
dry vermouth gin, creme de cassis
four rooms c.2019 (rye food & drink)10
blanco tequila, lime, Averna amaro
Seelbach Cocktail c.1917 c.2000 (Seelbach Hotel, KY)11
bourbon Cointreau, sparkling wine, bitters
Rattlesnake c.1930 (Savoy Hotel, Paris) 10
Canadian whiskey, lemon, Herbsaint, egg white* 
il Griffone c.2013 (rye food & drink)8
Cardamaro, gin, lemon