NYWFF: Prohibition Cocktails

By: Kirsten Vala

At this New York Wine and Food Festival event, Southern wine and spirits expert Allen Katz poured a few classic cocktails and shared recipes, so you can try these old gems at home.

French 75
1 1/2 oz. Plymouth Gin
1/2 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
3/4 oz. Simple Syrup
2 oz. Perriet Jouet Brut Champagne, chilled

Shake the first three ingredients over ice and strain into a flute or chilled cocktail glass. Top with chill champagne.

Side Car
1 1/4 oz. Pierre Ferrand Ambre Cognac
1/2 oz. Le Combier Triple Sec
3/4 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice

Shake ingredients over ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass, half-rimmed with sugar.

Colony
1 1/2 oz. Fifty Pound Gin
3/4 oz. Fresh Grapefruit Juice
2 tsp. Maraska Maraschino Liqueur

Shake ingredients over ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

Mary Pickford
1 1/2 oz. Cruzan Light Rum
1 oz. Unsweetened Pineapple Juice
1/2 tsp. Real Grenadine (Employees Only)

Shake ingredients over ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a maraschino cherry.

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