On Thursday (5.28), Bar Convent Berlin, the cocktail & spirit community’s marquis trade show, announced that their annual gathering will take a drastically different form this fall. #Spoiler Alert: The original plan to gather 25,000 people on the floor of Exhibition Centre Berlin has been scrapped.
- Base Spirit Gin
- Preparation Stirred
- Flavor Boozy
- Served Up
This drink was named for Marie-Jeanne, Comtesse du Barry, courtesan and royal mistress to Louis XV. Du Barry ultimately rode the cart to the guillotine, but nearly a century and a half later, a drink was created in her honor.
The du Barry Martini boasts far more herbs, bitterness, and aromatics than the original.
- Stir ingredients with ice and strain into a cocktail glass rinsed with Absinthe
- Garnish to taste with a orange twist