The US hospitality industry is in dire straits and lacking governmental support. Yet, across the pond, the English cousins took some preliminary steps to bolster their reopened bars and pubs. On Wednesday (7.08), Chancellor Rishi Sunak unveiled a stimulus plan for the service industry that included incentives for diners and employers alike.
- Base Spirit Gin
- Preparation Stirred
- Flavor Bitter
- Served Up
Fin de Siecle is French for “end of the century.” The drink is believed to date a bit later, a Prohibition era staple later featured in Albert Stevens Crockett’s The Old Waldorf-Astoria Bar Book. (Note the “old”in the title referencing the original Waldorf which had been demolished a few years earlier.)
The drink offers a bittersweet take on the martini.
- Stir ingredients with ice and strain into a cocktail glass
- Garnish to taste with an lemon twist