To kick off Cocktail Week, Eater teamed up with some of our favorite bars around the town- twenty of them- and asked them to create special drinks. From the prosciutto fat-washed My Kind of Rye at Frasca and the Pumpkin Eater at the Bitter Bar, to the Barrel-Aged Bitter Bean at Duo and the Hoof at Punch Bowl Social, there is undoubtedly something for everyone. Go out, drink, and report back your favorites.Read More
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Colt & Gray
20th Century Cocktail: Caprock Gin, Cocchi Americano, Marie Brizzard Creme Cacao, fresh lemon juice.
The Devil Inside: Bonded Rye Whiskey, Cynar, Velvet Devil Merlot, & lemon.
Barrel-Aged Bitter Bean: Barrel-aged coffee-infused Zacapa Rum, Campari, Republic Plata Tequila, house sour.
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Grand Torino: Cocchi Vermouth Di Torino, Grand Marnier, grapefruit, lime, & rosemary.
Williams & Graham
The Seventh Son: Siete Leguas Blanco Tequila, Lustau Oloroso Sherry, Amaro Nonino, molé bitters.
The Eater: Spirit Hound gin, Aperol, Stirrings Ginger liqueur, muddled fresh lemon and mint Citrusy and fresh - like a ginger gin smash.
The Squeaky Bean
The Night Shift: Flor de Caña 7 yr rum, Pierre Ferrand Ambre, Bonal Gentiane Quina, allspice dram.
The Kitchen Denver
Elvira part 2: CapRock gin, grapefruit, and Strega.
Le Grand Bistro & Oyster Bar
Red Rum Swizzle: Sailor Jerry Spiced Caribbean Rum; house-made Bordeaux Falernum*, Angostura bitters, fresh lime juice Stirred and served on the rocks. *Bordeaux Falernum is a combination of red Bordeaux wine, lime, ginger, cloves, almond and sugar.
The Root of All: golden beet-infused aquavit, honey syrup, orange juice, lemon juice, and Regans Orange Bitters. Shaken and strained into cocktail glass. Topped with a splash of ginger beer.
Pinche Limeade: House Lime Liqueur, fresh lime, and soda. Simple and delicious in a dangerously small package.
Rocky Garland: cranberries, peppermint tea, Prosecco, Kettle One Orange, Aperol. Served on the rocks.
The White Witch: Laird's Applejack, Peach St. Peach Brandy, Strega, Dram Apothecary Hair of the Dog Bitters. Served on a single large rock, garnished with apple slices.
Drunken Sailor: Rittenhouse 100 Rye, Noval Black Port, lemon juice, Ace Oolong syrup, Angostura Bitters. Shaken and served over crushed ice with a mint sprig garnish.
Punch Bowl Social Food & Drink
the Hoof (Hell of an old fashioned): Buffalo Trace Bourbon, chinese 5 spice syrup, angostura bitters, muddled orange and maraschino cherry.
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OAK at fourteenth
Eater Does It: muddled Kumquats, Aperol, Grand Mariner, honey syrup, a dash of OAK fire bitters and sparkling rose.
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The Bitter Bar
Pumpkin Eater: Roundhouse Imperial Barrel-Aged Gin, Roundhouse Pumpkin Liquer (unreleased), .5 oz Becherovka, .25 oz Cayenne Maple Syrup, Bar-spoon of blended Scotch; two dashes of Jerry Thomas Bitters. Stirred and served up with fresh shaved nutmeg.
Frasca Food and Wine
My Kind of Rye: Prosciutto di San Daniele fat-washed Bulleit Rye, fig syrup, Allspice dram, locally-made cumin bitters.
Gin & Juice: CapRock Gin, housemade grapefruit ginger syrup, grapefruit bitters, sugar rim and grapefruit twist. Served up.
Harold's and the Bayonet Room
Huntley & Palmer: Leopold Bros Gin, Leopold Bros 3 Pins Alpine Liquor, fresh lemon juice, house-made ginger syrup, house-made lemongrass syrup. Shake, double-strained and served in a coupe with a lemon wheel garnish.
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