The Old Charter Oak series aims to play with different terroirs and flavors by mixing up the variety of oak used in the bourbons’ barrels. The new release employs Chinkapin Oak, a species native to the Midwest U.S.
- Base Spirit Gin
- Preparation Shaken
- Flavor Boozy
- Served Up
The Queens is believed to have first appeared in Harry Craddock’s seminal 1930 publication the Savoy Cocktail Book. While the specs are clearly a riff on the Brooklyn, Craddock lists the drink as the “Queen’s” with an apostrophe, as in Her Royal Majesty. However, the drink was quickly embraced by New Yorkers as their own–like pizza.
- Combine all ingredients with ice in a cocktail shaker.
- Double strain into a martini glass.