Just when you were ready to roll your eyes at another offering of pork belly, the Bristol unveils a Scotch Manhattan with bacon-infused Dewar's, a dash of bitters and a drop or two of maple syrup. All that's missing is a waffle—but you'll get that later.
Spirits of Innovation
4 Cocktail Inventions You Need to Know About
When the going gets tough, the tough get drinking. In that spirit, here are four cocktails we've discovered during our tireless investigations/weekend benders that may just pack the daringness needed to heal this city. As always, we trust you'll do your part to help them succeed.
You've thrown back a few Tang Martinis at Kitsch'n in your day. Now the Tang Cube Mimosa comes along to satisfy your need for nostalgia and tart booze in one fell swoop. Drop a few of the orange sugar cubes into your champagne glass and get set for orbit.
Banana Split 7 Inch at the Publican
Music-loving chef Paul Kahan (Blackbird) teamed up with Three Floyds for this ultra-micro brew with a name riffing as much on his penchant for old Sub Pop 7-inch vinyl as the notes of banana and malty chocolate. Think of it as a mix tape of beer.
Like the Capra film for which it was named, there's a heartwarming spirit alive and kicking in this hot punch, which blends aged rum, Earl Grey tea and "Grandma's Spices." Plus, we hear every time four people team up to conquer it (it's big), an angel gets his wings…