Our new cocktail list is here! I think it’s our best yet. These drinks are refreshing, delicious, and very accessible. Here are a few of my favorites. [Take a look at the menu HERE!]
- Bourbon Mai Tai – I’ve always been a fan of Maker’s Mark, so I love it when we can find awesome new ways to use it. This drink uses Ramazotti, an Italian amaro (not to be confused with Eros Ramazzotti, the Italian pop singer)–in other words, a tasty herbal liqueur. The bourbon and the amaro seemed like a workable combination–and it is–but the addition of the lemon and orgeat (an almond-based syrup) make it incredible. To be fair to the classic tiki drink, this isn’t really a Mai Tai–in particular, there’s no orange liqueur in it–but it is a great drink for a warm day.
- Mambo Sun – Named after the classic T. Rex song, this is another great warm-weather drink. It uses something that you don’t see very often that makes it extra delicious–a coconut-lime eggfoam. The pulpiness of the pineapple and the dryness of the rum balance really well with the eggfoam for a wonderful beverage. (I could seriously eat an entire container of this eggfoam, and I will accept any challenge to do so.)
- Might as Well (pictured) -This is a new classic. Our housemade vanilla bean syrup has long been a favorite in our lattes, but when Jason paired it with cucumber, basil, and gin, he hit an incredible balance. If you want to introduce gin to a non-gin-drinker, this is the drink to do it with. When Jason first came up with this drink we sold a bunch of them but we hadn’t come up with a name yet. Eventually it became obvious from the feedback we were getting: “Would you like another one?” “Might as well.”
This menu was created with a lot of research, care, and lots of fun by DH bartenders Jeremy Olivier, Jason Moore, Ben Mowbray, and Amber White. I did a lot of sampling.
Until next time!