It’s big. It’s boozy. And there’s enough of it for you and your seven closest friends.
This Hell’s Kitchen cocktail, while in the Manhattan family, is actually a cross between a Little Italy and a Paper Plane that is smoked for good measure. While few of us have a proper smoking box lying around the house, enjoying a Smoke on the Boulevard cocktail near a campfire, fireplace or wood-burning stove and passing the glass through the smoke might tide you over until you can score a reservation at Gordon Ramsay’s new Caesars Palace hot spot.
Among the signature drinks 1 Oak has created to celebrate Matt Goss’ ongoing engagement is this take on the classic Godfather. The team classes up the Tuxedo by adding a splash of maraschino liqueur to compliment the cherry on top.
The ginger beer and sweet, floral Licor 43 combine to give this Public School 702 beverage a lighter profile than most whiskey drinks.
Tom’s Urban has created a drink that’s much more whiskey-forward than you’d expect from its bright pink color, although it mellows out a bit on the back end thanks to a high dose of sugar. To make Whiskey Business just like the New York-New York restaurant does, muddle some hibiscus flowers in simple syrup beforehand, and add a touch to the prickly pear nectar.
The amaro in the Country Lawyer from The Cosmopolitan’s new Blue Ribbon brings bitter tastes of rhubarb and mint to this cousin of the Manhattan, while the Benedictine supplies a fruity touch.
If you’ve ever enjoyed a Jack and Ginger, you’ll immediately recognize the basic flavor profile of the Maker’s Bourbon Smash cocktail.