Because we know, even though it’s Lent, that you are still drinking. Carnival has ended and the Lenten season has begun bringing us the best fried fish of the year and a renewed sense of pleasure when we saddle up to the bar. After all, many of our friends and colleagues may be abstaining from the firewater for quite a bit longer and we can derive pleasure from rubbing our boozy escapades in their faces via social media. Hashtag bestdrinkever.
The Whiskey Mint Julep from Bar Tonique: Four Roses Single Barrel Bourbon, House-Made Gum Syrup, Crushed Ice, Spearmint. Aperol Spritzer from Bouligny Tavern: Aperol, Proseco, Orange Peel. The Magic Tree from Cure: Homericon Mastiha Liqueur, Suze, Royal Dock Navy Strength Gin, Lime, Cucumber, Bittermens Cucumber Bitters. Sazerac from the Carousel Bar: Sazerac Rye Whisky, Herbsaint, Peychaud Bitters, Simple Syrup.Ramos Gin Fizz from the Sazerac Bar: Old Tom Gin, Heavy Cream, Egg Whites, Lemon, Lime, Sugar, Orange Flower Water, Club Soda.
“Here’s to alcohol, the rose colored glasses of life.” F. Scott Fitzgerald