As bartending evolves past the 1920s, some recipes don’t endure.
These are keepers. Don’t mess with a good thing.

TIMELESS cocktails $9

Whiskey

Old Fashioned
rye, simple, bitters, orange peel

Manhattan
rye, sweet vermouth, bitters, Luxardo cherry

*substitute scotch for a Rob Roy (no cherry)

Sazerac
rye, simple, bitters, absinthe rinse, lemon zest

Mint Julep
bourbon, simple, fresh mint

GIN

French 75
gin, lemon juice, simple, sparkling wine, lemon twist

Negroni
gin, sweet vermouth, Campari, orange twist

*substitute rye for a Boulevardier

Last Word
gin, lime juice, maraschino liqueur, green Chartreuse

Bee’s Knees
gin, lemon juice, honey

*substitute bourbon for a Gold Rush

 

“I drink to make other people more interesting.” – Ernest Hemingway, O.G. Most Interesting Man in the World

Rooster favorites $11

Apropos
gin, lime juice, Aperol, yellow Chartreuse

Pisco Sour
Pisco, lime juice, simple, egg white

Caipirinha
cachaça, lime wedges, raw sugar

Hemingway Daiquiri
rum, lime juice, grapefruit, maraschino liqueur, lime wheel

Corpse Reviver No. 2
gin, lemon juice, orange liqueur, Lillet Blanc, absinthe rinse

Paper Plane
bourbon, lemon juice, Amaro Nonino, Aperol, lemon twist

Bensonhurst
rye, dry vermouth, maraschino liqueur, Cynar, Luxardo cherry

Vieux Carré
rye, brandy, sweet vermouth, Bénédictine, bitters, orange twist

Penicillin
scotch, lemon juice, honey-ginger syrup, Islay single-malt float

Lemon Drop
lemon-infused vodka, orange liqueur, simple, lemon twist

 

“You say potato, I say vodka.” ‒ Karen Walker (“Will & Grace”)

martinis $10

(Just the way you like it)

Gin or vodka? Stirred or shaken?

Less vermouth? Dry Even less vermouth? Extra dry

More vermouth? Wet Sweet vermouth? Sweet

No vermouth? Neat Both vermouths? Perfect

Olive juice? Dirty More olive juice? Extra dirty

Garnish? Lemon twist, caltraveous olive or cocktail onion

House - gin, dry vermouth, orange bitters

Martinez - gin, sweet vermouth, maraschino liqueur, bitters

Bond - vodka, dry vermouth, shaken not stirred, olive

Vesper - gin, vodka, Lillet Blanc

Gibson - gin, dry vermouth, cocktail onion

Joy Division - gin, dry vermouth, orange liqueur, absinthe rinse