sea salt, olive oil
sumac potato chips, herbs, zaatar
pickled pineapple, thyme salt
honey, cumin, chili
sardine, preserved lemon tonnato
lime, vietnamese herbs and spices
rosemary honey, pepato, hazelnut
preserved ramp butter
honeycomb, marcona almond, preserves, toast
radicchio, beets, seed crumb, goat yogurt, sumac vinaigrette
fuji apple, endive, almond, manchego, cider
fingerling potato, seaweed salsa verde
papanteca, queso fresco, cilantro
grapes, romanesco, broccoli rabe, anchovy butter
daily selection, yuzu kosho hot sauce, horseradish, lemon
kohlrabi, asian pear, white soy, sesame, onion sprouts
fermented vegetables, dill, horseradish, roe
fennel, carrot, turnip, sunchoke, bagna cauda
charred broccoli, szechuan pepper, green coriander, peanut
quince, huckleberry, fried chicken skins, toast
calabrian chili jam, green papaya, cilantro
montreal spices, smoked mustard, sour pickle, rye crisp
maitake, cippolini onion, mint, fig jus, lebne
caper gremolata, garlic confit, jb toast
something seems familiar here...summertime at the alembic. a freshly puréed strawberry and citrus cooler on the rocks. you recognize this one, right? wrong- this sucker's brand new. mezcal, chareau aloe liqueur, strawberry, lemon, peppercorn syrup and green strawberry bitters. we thought about offering an "i'm sorry" for the con, but decided instead on "you're welcome"
"and what, pray tell, is the five point palm exploding heart technique?" lapsang infused volstead vodka, five spice/palm sugar syrup, bonal gentian quinoa and st. george pear brandy. we don't believe in cinematic folklore either, but we double-dog dare you not to nervously count your steps after walking away from a few of these
you've stuck to the short slopes long enough, we think you're ready for a more challenging run. chartreuse, sweet vermouth, pear shrub and cardamom and chocolate bitters, topped with a generous pour of dark beer. it's cool if you have to ride the lift around a few more times to muster up the nerve, the ride is totally worth it.
the list for this hunt was a simple one: seek out san francisco bartender's favorite spirits, and put them together in one glass. as it turns out, krogstad aquavit, reposado tequila and angostura and orange bitters play beautifully with persimmon shrub, lemon, and a little soda. feel free to order a few of these, but be prepared for us to ask you which bar you work in.
another refreshing elixir plucked straight from the garden. our spin on the classic southside uses gin, fresh mint, lime juice, a touch of sugar and a little shot of fresh celery juice. loaded with antioxidants to help deal with the haight's population of free "radicals".
our rubenesque version of the derby cocktail, we use rye whiskey, benedictine, cherry heering, and a dash of bitters. responsible for breaking more than one vow
in new orleans, they like to do things their own way. judging by this famous variation on the old-fashioned, that way may be the right way. rye whiskey, the crescent city's own peychaud's bitters, a bit of sugar - and a glass rinsed with a green bitter liquid that shall remain nameless.
the oldest cocktail, and still one of the best. nothing more than a slug of bourbon on the rocks, with a couple of dashes of bitters, a little sugar, and a twist of lemon peel to take the edge off. sometimes the simplest things work best. we make ours without the "garbage" - the fruit salad with which the noble old warhorse is so often weighed down.
a classic story of love, desire, and tragic death gave this equally classic cocktail its moniker. scotch whiskey, cherry brandy, sweet vermouth and fresh orange juice served ice cold. alluring as rita hayworth, but this femme fatale kicks like a bull... toro
at its inception in the early part of the twentieth century, the aviation cocktail was as fresh and exciting as aviation itself. now, it's just as ubiquitous. aviation american gin, (naturally) maraschino liqueur, fresh lemon and creme de violette. this is the point in the description where a lot of other bars would shoehorn in a joke about "taking flight" , but we'd never put that in print
"a rose by any other name would smell as sweet..." the classic "jack rose" cocktail was renamed and revised shortly after its namesake squealed on his boss for the murder of a small time crook, sending five members of "the strong arm squad" to the chair. as both the flower and the cocktail were soiled by the informer, name changes were in order. the flower became "richmond" and the cocktail the "royal smile," though "bald jack rose's" smile remained anything but that. how much better is that cocktail with laird's apple brandy, gin, lemon and grenadine
under heavy fire? take cover with this elegant tipple and escape, if only for a little while. brandy, lemon, honey and a touch of the bubbles make this classic heavenly enough to rekindle the debate on atheists in foxholes
hey, it gets hot in here, real hot, like, new orleans hot. accordingly, we have a great reverence for the contributions of the crescent city to cocktail culture. this bracing 1938 nod to the french quarter combines rye, cognac, benedictine, punt e mes, angostura and peychaud's bitters, served up and ice cold. just be careful when leaving the bar as the fog has a way of reminding you where you really are, which may not be such a bad thing after all
xale, english mild ale
black hole, barrel-aged imperial stout
shallow grave, porter
black xantus, imperial stout
odyssey, barrel-aged strong ale 2009
la parcela, no. 1 pumpkin ale
farmhouse table beer
organic hoppy farmhouse ale
farmhouse provision ale
farmhouse imperal stout
península de setúbal
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