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5 Steps to the Perfect Cocktail

The bar: V. Mertz The bartender: Alex The drink: Vacay in Menorca Step 1: What you need: 1.5 oz Gin de Mahón (Xoriguer distillery) .75 oz lime juice .75 oz orange fennel syrup 2 dashes Old Fashioned Bitters Step 2: Add all ingredients Step 3: Shake well Step 4: Double […]

5 Steps to the Perfect Cocktail

The bar: Mahogany Prime Steakhouse The bartender: Brittany The drink: Golden Appletini Step 1: What you need: 1 oz. lemon rum .75 oz. Apple Pucker .5 oz. Golden 8 Pear Brandy .5 oz. pineapple juice .5 oz. lemon juice .5 oz. sweet & sour mix Step 2: Combine all ingredients […]

5 Steps to the Perfect Cocktail

The bar: Edge of the Universe The bartender: Rachel The drink: Fairy Dust Step 1: What you need: 2 oz vodka 1 oz triple sec Drinkable glitter Step 2: Combine first three ingredients in a shaker over ice Step 3: Shake well Step 4: Sprinkle the drinkable glitter into your […]

5 Steps to the Perfect Cocktail

The bar: Barnato Lounge The bartender: Kari The drink: The 5-6 Punch Step 1: What you need: 2 oz Uncle Nearest 1856 Premium Whiskey .5 oz Lustau Amontillado Sherry .5 oz Orange, Cinnamon, and Fennel Syrup .33 oz Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice 2 drops of Saline Solution, or a small […]

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 […]