mixology

In Anticipation of Summer: Cocktail-Making at Glasserie

I attempt the Honeydew
I attempt the Honeydew (I am a lot happier than I look, I promise!)

Now that summer is (nearly) here, you’ll be needing some extra-cooling beverages.

Glasserie – mostly known as purveyors of spectacular lamb sandwiches and spicy tomato stew (I’m working my way through their brunch menu) – organized a special private cocktail class Thursday, where we were able to try some of their refreshing Summer drinks (and learn a thing or two about the cocktail business). Continue reading

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Gift Guide: City of Daughters + Ramona – New Bar Opening!

Elsa's Rose Hip Grenadine by City of Daughters

City of Daughters offers specialty cocktail goods handcrafted by cocktail experts from Elsa in New York City. And these same folks will be opening a bar in Greenpoint this month called Ramona (113 Franklin St).

Their product – Elsa’s Rose Hip Grenadine – will instantly enhance and refine your cocktail experience – making it the perfect gift for cocktail lovers and budding mixologists on your gift list this year.

Don’t settle for just any grenadine. Using the highest quality, natural and organic ingredients, City of Daughters has infused homemade pomegranate syrup with a delicate blend of rose hips and petals to create the perfect addition to any home bar and kitchen.

Elsa’s Rose Hip Grenadine is made in small batches in Madison County, NY and is available nearby at The Brooklyn Kitchen, Whisk, Kill Devil Hill and The Grand St Bakery.

Jack Rose Cocktail

And if you need some cocktail creation inspiration they have graciously shared some fantastic cocktail recipes on their website, like the simple Jack Rose.

JACK ROSE

  • 2 ounces applejack
  • ¾ ounce Elsa’s Rose Hip Grenadine
  • ¾ ounce fresh lemon juice

Shake with ice; strain into a chilled coupe glass. Garnish with a lemon or lime wheel.

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