With Halloween behind us and the cold weather settling in, there’s no better way to cozy up, alleviate holiday stress, and make those countless festive parties a little easier than with a small (or a large) wintry cocktail.
The Northerner – Boulton and Watt (5 Avenue A) Josh Cameron, Bartender
1 1/2 oz Plantation dark Rum
1 1/2 oz chai
2 oz almond milk
1/2 lemon juice (keep lemon peel)
.5 simple syrup
Preferred Glass – glass mug or tin cup
Combine ingredients and shake, pour over piled ice in a chilled mug and garnish with cinnamon, a lemon twist, and an extra splash of rum.
Winter Wonderland – Refinery Rooftop (63 W 38th St) Chris Keegan, In Good Company Hospitality Bar Manager
1 oz. Jack Daniel’s Fire
1 oz. Rumchata Liqueur
2 oz. rice milk
Preferred Glass – tall glass
Combine ingredients and shake, pour into glass and garnish with a cinnamon stick, a sprinkle of ground cinnamon and star anise.
The Gin Tub – Park Avenue Tavern (99 Park Ave) Chris Keegan, In Good Company Hospitality Bar Manager
1.5 spring 44 gin
.5 rosemary syrup
1 oz pomegranate juice Dash of club soda
fresh rosemary sprigs
Preferred Glass – martini glass
Combine ingredients and shake vigorously, strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with a sprig of rosemary and pomegranate seeds.