The King Cole cocktail
Chicken breast suspended during distillation of Del Maguey’s “Pechuga” mescal.
Part of me suspects a bit of this was invented for the benefit of the journalist (a la that Sub Pop receptionist bamboozling the Times with fake grunge lingo), but there are some gems here. I particularly like “Jerry Thomas Jr.”
Tennessee Champagne: Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel, Dr. Enuf, Black-Strap (at Oak Bar)
The Catskill Cobbler
by Jim Meehan
1.5 oz. Jägermeister
Half an Asian Pear (plus four thin slices for garnish)
12 Concord Grapes (plus 6 grapes for garnish)
Muddle the fruit, then add the Jägermeister and ice
Shake and fine strain into a chilled wine glass filled with 4 splices of pear and 6 grapes
Top with 1.5 oz. Eminence Road Farm Winery Sparkling Chardonnay
Cocktail menu from the legendary Manchester, UK club/music venue the Haçienda. Not too shabby considering the era and type of venue it was.
That Mitchell & Webb Look: The Inebriati