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Hunter Cocktail

The Hunter is perfect for a duck camp or a dimly lit study in a big city. Either way, this Manhattan variation…

Bamboo

A truly historical cocktail, created in the 1890s by Louis Eppinger of the Grand Hotel in Yokohama, Japan. This low-proof cocktail is enjoying…

Club Cocktail

A drink called the “Club Cocktail” appeared in W.C. Whitfield’s 1939 book Just Cocktails, but that was a very different beast based with…

Americano

A forerunner of the Negroni, the Americano was originally called the Milano-Torino (Campari from Milan. Vermouth from Turin), the Americano was introduced in the…

Diplomat

This drink aptly named cocktail is perfect for diplomatic situation–low proof, not too sweet, bright and refreshing. So, it’s perfect for environments…

Chancellor

Scotch is an infamously poor cocktail component save the celebrated Rob Roy, a Manhattan riff. The Chancellor takes a good thing and…

Brooklyn

First published Jacob A. Grohusko’s 1908 cocktail book Jack’s Manual, the Brooklyn is an oft overlooked sister of the Manhattan. Typical recipes adds Maraschino (think…

Greenpoint (or Green Point)

Forget the plain, old Brooklyn! Here’s the Greenpoint (a neighborhood in BK). Michael McIlroy of NYC’s Milk & Honey helped usher in…

Cobble Hill

Michael McIlroy of NYC’s Milk & Honey helped usher in the Cocktail Renaissance with his Greenpoint, a variation of the Manhattan. So, it’s…

Bensonhurst

In the mid 2000’s each bartender at NYC’s legendary Milk & Honey bar had their own riff on the Brooklyn (which itself…

The Slope

In 2004, Vincenzo Errico of NYC’s Milk & Honey introduced the Redhook, a riff on the Brooklyn (which itself is a riff on the…

Sunset Park

Here is Michael Madrusan’s 2009 addition to the legendary Milk & Honey cocktail classics. Madrusan’s drink is still boozy, but he takes a…

Bushwick

Variation on the Brooklyn cocktail by Phil Ward at Mayaheul, NYC.

Prospect Park

Michael McIlroy of NYC’s Milk & Honey helped usher in the Cocktail Renaissance with the Greenpoint, a variation of the Manhattan (technically a…