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5 Steps to the Perfect Cocktail

The bar: September’s Upscale The bartender: Doug The drink: Orange Cognac Sour Step 1: What you need: •          1.5 oz. SKYY Blood Orange Vodka •          1.5 oz. Grand Marnier •          1.5 oz. fresh lemon juice •          .75 oz. simple syrup •          .5 oz. pasteurized egg white Step 2: Combine ingredientsinto […]

5 Steps to the Perfect Cocktail

The Bar: Wxyz Bar in the Aloft Hotel The Bartender: Garrett The drink: Red, White, and Blue Step 1: What you need 1.5 oz vodka 1 oz club soda .5 oz fresh lemon juice Fresh basil Fresh strawberries and blueberries Step 2: Muddle together berries and basil Step 3: Pour […]

5 Steps to the Perfect Cocktail

The Bar: Spirit World The Bartender: Laurie The drink: Quarantini Pick up Spirit World’s Quarantini Package to go! Step 1: What you Need 5 oz Luksusowa Vodka 1 oz Pama Liqueur .5 oz lime juice Lime wheel Step 2: Combine first three ingredients in shaker with ice Step 3: Shake […]

5 Steps to the Perfect Cocktail

The bar: Mantra Bar and Grille The bartender: Jake The drink: Honeysuckle   Mantra Bar and Grille 6913 Maple St. (402) 933-1666 mantraomaha.com   What you need: Casamigos Blanco Casamigos Mezcal Fresh lime juice Honey simple syrup Lime wedge   Combine first four ingredients in shaker with ice   Shake […]

5 Steps to the Perfect Cocktail

The bar: Sakoon The Spa West Omaha’s newest spa, Sakoon, offers massage and facial services as well as med spa treatments and a lounge to enjoy craft cocktails. Give the gift of relaxation this holiday! The bartender: Tonya The drink: Annapurna “Goddess of the Harvests” Step 1: What you need: […]

5 Steps to the Perfect Cocktail

The bar: The Jewell The bartender: Granville Sharpe The drink: The Business Suit Step 1: What you need: 1 oz. Suntory Toki Whiskey 1 oz. Uncle Val’s Botanical Gin .5 oz. Benedictine .75 oz. Stella Artois Apple Cider Reduction Syrup 10 drops Vieux Pontarlier Absinthe 4 dashes of Angostura Aromatic […]

5 Steps to the Perfect Cocktail

The Bar: Jams at Legacy The Bartender: Stephanie The drink: The Diplomat Step 1: What you need 5 oz. Kahlua 1 oz. Diplomatico rum .5 oz. simple syrup 2 oz. heavy cream Ground espresso beans Step 2: Combine Kahua and rum and shake well Step 3: Pour into chilled martini […]

5 Steps to the Perfect Cocktail

The Bar: WestEnd Lounge The Bartender: Raechel Van Buskirk The drink: Pretty in Pink   Step 1: What you need 2 oz. citrus vodka 1 oz. fresh lemon juice 2 oz. raw cane sugar simple syrup 3 raspberries Step 2: Muddle raspberries Step 3: combine ingredients Step 4: Shake well […]

5 Steps to the Perfect Cocktail

The Bar: Spirit World The Bartender: Sidra Akhter The Drink: The Conciliation, Winner of the 2019 Perfect Pour Craft Cocktail contest benefitting Friends of Nebraska Children Step 1: What you need 75 oz. Smooth Ambler whiskey 1 oz. Cocchi Americano .75 oz. Ginger lemon syrup .75 oz Ginger Infused Malic […]

5 Steps to the Perfect Cocktail

The Bar: Mode de Vie The Bartender: Sonita The drink: Passion Amere. For each drink sold the month of February, Mode de Vie will make a donation to the Women’s Center for Advancement (WCA). Step 1: What you need 1 oz Ransom dry gin . 5 oz Compari .25 oz […]