Retro Cocktails Need the Nachtmann Fine Barware

The Art of the Cocktail – Start with Nachtmann Barware

Cocktails are certainly making a comeback over the last several years. Not only are we seeing resurgence in restaurants producing top quality cocktails but individuals are excited to try their hand at making cocktails at home. It makes sense – there are plenty of tools and accoutrements on the market to make any home cocktail enthusiast just as good as a mixologist.

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Fine Barware Elevates your Cocktail Presentation

Last month, a new cocktail lounge in Atlanta sent their Mixologist to the Americasmart in downtown Atlanta to demonstrate three simple cocktails that any home cocktail enthusiast could make. The demo started with JP Atlanta’s resident mixologist showing us how to take retro cocktails and give them even more star power. First he started off the demo showing us a twist on the Old Fashioned, the Draper Redux.

Draper Redux Cocktail
2 oz Rye Whiskey
1/2 oz. Luxardo Cherry
Dash Angostura Bitters
1/2 oz. Demerara Syrup
Top with splash of soda

Directions: Mix bitters, Demerara syrup, and whiskey. Shake and top with splash of soda. Garnish with Luxardo cherry.

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JP Atlanta’s Mixologist shows us how to make the perfect Old Fashioned

Hillard’s Atrium Cocktail
1 oz. Bertina Elderflower
3/4 oz. Suze Apertif
4 oz. Champagne
1 Cucumber slice
1 Mint leaf

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Hilliard’s Atrium Cocktail with Champagne

Directions:
Mix Suze and St. Germain Liquer with mint. Shake and pour into champagne flute. Top with champagne.

Mai Way Cocktail
1.5 oz. Jack Daniels
3/4 oz. Orange Curacao
1/2 oz. Pecan Orgeat
3/4 oz. Lime Juice
1 oz. Coca-Cola

Directions
Mix lime juice, orang curacao, pecan orgeat and whiskey. Shake and pour in to rocks glass. Garnish with orange slice and mint sprig.

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Cheers!