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

Death Proof c. 2019 (rye food & drink)  13

brandy, sweet vermouth, nocino, mezcal, grapefruit bitters

Red Hook c. 2004 (Enzo Errico)  12

Rittenhouse rye whiskey, Punt e Mez, maraschino

the Joro c. 2014 (rye food & drink)  12

Japanese whisky, Punt e Mez, Benedictine, orange bitters

de Bouve  c. 2015 (rye food & drink)  11

Holland gin, sweet vermouth, Averna amaro, benedictine

Cajun Martini c. 1981 (Paul Pruhdomme)  9

hot pepper infused gin, vermouth, pickled okra

the Vesper c. 1953 (James Bond – Ian Fleming)  11

Gordon’s gin, vodka, Kina Lillet Cocchi Americano

Joburg Cocktail c. 1930 (Savoy Hotel)  9

Caperitif, silver rum, orange bitters

 

highballs & fizzes

Anejo Highball c. 2000 Dale Degroff)  10  

aged rum, orange, curacao, ginger beer, Angostura bitters

gin Rickey c. 1880’s (Washington D.C.)  8

gin, lime, soda

el Diablo c. 1946 (Victor Bergeron)  9

tequila, lime, creme de cassis, ginger ale

Long Island Ice Tea c.1970’s (Disputed, New Jersey)  8

vodka, gin, tequila, rum, brandy, triple sec, lemon, coke

 

Fresh

Army and Navy Cocktail c. 1948 (David Embury)

gin, lemon, orgeat

the next pink chick drink c. 2018 (rye food & drink)  8

still top secret

Nuclear daquiri c. 2005 (Lab Bar, London)  12 

over proof rum, lime, chartreuse, Velvet Falernum

a scarlet letter c.2012 (rye food & drink)  12

reposado tequila, lemon, creme de cassis, orange bitters, egg white*

Hemmingway Daquiri c. 1930’s (disputed)  9

rum, grapefruit, lime, maraschino

Tequila Honey Bee c. 2015 (the Egg Shop)  12

reposado tequila, lemon, caramom-honey syrup, mezcal, bitters

caipirnha pre-1900’s (unknown, Brazil)  8 

cachaça, lime, sugar

Pisco sour c. 1920’s (Mario Bruiget, Morris’ Bar, Lima Peru) 12

Pisco, lime, bitters, egg white*

seasonal smash c. right now(rye food and drink) 9

booze, citrus, fruit – ask about today’s selection

 

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 (Seelbach Hotel, KY)  11

bourbon, Cointreau, sparkling wine, bitters

Il Griffone c. 2013 (rye food & drink)  9

Cardamaro, gin, lemon 
*Consuming raw egg may increase your risk of food-borne illness.
We won’t talk of what consuming alcohol may do…

 

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