"I love Manhattan variations," says Beloved bar manager Rene Hidalgo. "It's a simple approach that has a lot of room to play around with." A little bit of boredom and a lot of home-bar tinkering led Hidalgo to this variation: rhum agricole, bourbon, vermouth and bitters.
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This variation on the classic Manhattan from Beloved in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, brings together rhum agricole, bourbon, vermouth and bitters.
In Beloved's signature buck, sweetened ginger juice brings a funky spice and milky mouthfeel, Navy strength rum kicks things up a notch, and bittersweet Cynar rounds it all out with an intriguing vegetal flavor.
Dark and Stormy's creamier cousin from Beloved in Greenpoint, Brooklyn is more complex than Gosling's tempest, but it's every bit as easy to drink. Sweetened ginger juice brings a funky spice and milky mouthfeel and bittersweet Cynar rounds it all out.
Taste mezcal's softer side in the Allsorts Inc. For a change it's stone fruit spice, not chili smoke, that warms you in this agave-based cocktail.
A tribute to bar builders Allsorts Inc. and their liquid namesake, a hodgepodge of beer, this agave-based cocktail from Beloved in Greenpoint, Brooklyn mixes mezcal, tequila, pear eau de vie, and Velvet Falernum for a lightly citric baked-fruit flavor. It's grassy, sweet, fruity, plus a little bit spicy and sour all at once.
At Beloved in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, Rene Hidalgo swaps in St. Germain and Yellow Chartreuse in this refined riff on the classic Last Word cocktail. Here's how to make this easy (and delicious) drink at home.
Beloved's Rene Hidalgo uses St. Germain and Yellow Chartreuse in this refined riff on The Last Word cocktail.