Spirits

We are inspired by the past and the future—from the local legacy of revolutionary Bluecoat Gin to the historical relevance of absinthe in New Orleans, as expressed by Vieux Carré Absinthe Supérieure—to spirits that reflect our distillers’ talents and the evolution of how we drink today.

Bluecoat Gin

The Bee's Knees

Ingredients

2 oz. Bluecoat American Dry Gin.
¾ oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
¾ oz. Honey Syrup*
Lemon Twist
*Honey Syrup — 4:1 ratio of honey to water. Measure a cup of boiling water into a quart of honey and stir until homogenous. Let it cool and store in an air tight container and refrigerate.

Directions

Measure ingredients into a shaker. Shake vigorously for 10-15 seconds and strain into a chilled coupe glass. Garnish with a lemon twist.

Bluecoat Gin

Martinez

Ingredients

2 oz. Bluecoat Barrel Finished Gin
1 oz. Sweet Vermouth
¼ oz. Luxardo
2 dashes bitters

Directions

Add the ingredients to an ice filled mixing glass, and stir until chilled. Pour into a Nick & Nora or Coupe glass. Garnish with an expressed orange twist.

Vieux Carré

Vieux Frappe

Ingredients

1 oz. Vieux Carre Absinthe Superieure
¼ oz. Anisette
Lemon twist

Directions

In a cocktail shaker add the Absinthe & Anisette. Fill with ice and shake well until chilled. Strain into a cocktail glass filled with crushed ice. Top with additional ice and garnish with lemon twist.

The Bay Vodka

THE BAY Bloody Mary

Ingredients

1 ½ oz. THE BAY Vodka
4 oz. of your favorite Bloody Mary Mix
½ oz. Lemon Juice
Garnish: 1 celery stalk, lemon wheel, Old Bay Seasoning, fresh lime juice for glass rims, crab claw

Directions

Dip rim of cocktail glass in lime juice then in Old Bay Seasoning and set aside. Add THE BAY Vodka, Bloody Mary mix and lemon juice together. Pour back and forth between two glasses to mix. Pour into an ice-filled highball glass. Garnish with celery stalk, lemon wheel, crab claw (optional).

Penn1681

Vesper

Ingredients

3 oz. Bluecoat American Dry Gin
1 oz. Penn 1681 Vodka
½ oz. Lillet Blanc

Directions

Add ingredients into a mixing glass filled with ice and stir to chill. Pour into a martini glass, and garnish with an expressed lemon twist.