The Alembic Bar

  • 7 Drink
  • Updated: Jun 20, 2015
  • Photo credit: Mack Allen
  • Gin, maraschino liqueur, lemon juice, cherry
    The Aviation cocktail is a gin-based cocktail that is spirit-forward with citrus notes and a hint of lavender. It's considered by some to be a variation on the Gin Sour, and is similar to the Blue Moon cocktail, the Moonlight cocktail, and the Casino cocktail. The Aviation cocktail was invented by Hugo Ensslin, a bartender at the Hotel Wallick in New York in…
  • Apple brandy, Gin, Lemon, Grenadine
  • Cognac, absinthe, Peychaud's bitters, simple syrup, lemon twist
    The Sazerac cocktail is a classic New Orleans original that, over the years, has been made a number of pretty drastically different ways. The more modern Rye Sazerac (circa 1878) is a combination of rye whiskey, absinthe, Peychaud's bitters, and sugar, but the classic recipe used Cognac as its base spirit. This recipe uses the original Sazerac formula to mak…
  • Gin, Champagne, Simple Syrup, Lemon Juice, Lemon Twist
    The French 75 is a classic sweet and sour cocktail, augmented nicely by refreshing bubbles from the champagne. This one made its first appearance in print during Prohibition in 1927.
  • Bourbon or rye whiskey, Angostura bitters, sugar cube, orange peel
    The Old-Fashioned cocktail dates back to the turn of the nineteenth century—the very dawn of the word “cocktail” itself—and is often regarded as the most essential of the classic cocktails, if not the best-known whiskey drink of all time.The Old-Fashioned cocktail is a simple drink, consisting of bourbon or rye whiskey, sugar or simple syrup, Angostura bitte…
  • Rye whiskey, cognac, Benedictine, Peychaud's bitters, Angostura bitters, sweet vermouth
    The Vieux Carré is a classic New Orleans cocktail that was named after the city's French Quarter. It is a staple of the famous Hotel Monteleone's Carousel Bar, a place known for its long list of famous literary guests, such as William Faulkner and Truman Capote. Each of the ingredients in a Vieux Carré helps deepen the cocktails rich, amber color that is fla…
  • Blended Scotch, sweet vermouth, cherry heering, orange juice
    Blood and Sand is one of the few classic mixed drinks that includes Scotch. It was named for Rudolph Valentino's 1922 bullfighter movie Blood and Sand. The red juice of the blood orange in the drink helped link it with the film. --Wikipedia At first glance, this most unusual Scotch cocktail seemed a god-awful mix. But the recipe, one of the very few classic…

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