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5 Steps to the Perfect Cocktail

The bar: Herb Sainte The bartender: Austin The drink: Bon Vivant     Step 1: What you need   2 oz. Christian Bros VSOP Brandy 1 oz. lemon/raspberry gastrique ¼ oz. Fernet Branca ½ oz/ simple syrup   Step 2: Combine all ingredients   Step 3: Add ice and shake […]

5 Steps to the Perfect Cocktail

The bar: Trio: Cocktails and Company The bartender: Christen Kotschwar The drink: The Sweet Pepper Skiffle; People’s Choice Award Winner of the 2018 Perfect Pour Craft Cocktail Competition benefitting Nebraska Children.     Step 1: What you need   2 oz. Plymouth Gin ¾ oz. Homemade sweet pepper syrup stewed […]

5 Steps to the Perfect Cocktail with Charleston’s

The bar: Charleston’s The bartender: Cassie The drink: The Pink Diamond. For every drink purchased during the month of October, Charleston’s will donate $1 to the Susan G. Komen organization. 

5 Steps to the Perfect Cocktail with The Berry & Rye

The Bar: The Berry & Rye The Bartender: Brooke The drink: Flowers for Chavela’   What you need: 1.5 oz Alipús San Juan Mescal .5 oz Raspberry Lambic syrup .5 oz fresh lime juice 10 drops rose water Combine ingredients into a shaker Add ice and shake well Double strain […]

5 Steps to the Perfect Cocktail with the Down Under Lounge

The bar: Down Under Lounge The bartender: Adam Flohr The drink: West Coast Toast; People’s Choice Award Winner of the 2017 Perfect Pour Craft Cocktail Competition benefitting the Nebraska Children and Families Foundation

5 Steps to the Perfect Cocktail

Photos by Christopher Tierney   The bar: Pitch Pizzeria The bartender: Jon The drink: The Glorious Pitch   1. What you need: 1.5 oz. Absolute Ruby Red vodka 1.5 oz. X Rated blood orange liqueur .75 oz. Fresh squeezed grapefruit juice   2. Mix ingredients together 3. Shake well 4. […]

5 Steps to the Perfect Cocktail

The bar: Mahogany Prime Steakhouse The bartender: Lauren The drink: Candy Cane Martini   Step 1: What you need: 1.5 oz. Smirnoff Vanilla vodka ¾ oz. Crème de Menthe Splash of Grenadine Splash of Bricco Moscato wine   Step 2: Combine first three ingredients in shaker   Step 3: Shake […]