Summer is here! From restaurants with ocean views to chic steakhouses, here are our top picks for new cocktails to cool down with this season.
5 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick
FEATURING “AMERICAN CAFE”
2.5 oz Woodford Reserve Bourbon
.5 oz Antica Vermouth
.5 oz Cold Brew Coffee Syrup
7 dashes Angostura Bitters
Combine ingredients in mixing glass with ice and stir. Strain to rocks glass with fresh ice. Garnish Photo Credit: Stage Left Steakhouse with orange twist.
26 W Front, Red Bank
FEATURING “HONEY BADGER”
2 oz Woodford Reserve
4 dash(es)Woodford Reserve Orange Bitters
.75 oz Ginger Honey Syrup
.75 oz Orange Liqueur
.5 oz Lemon
Combine ingredients in shaker, add smoke & ice. Shake & strain into coupe glass. Garnish with lemon twist.
27 Ocean Ave, Long Branch
1 1/2 oz of Herradura Silver
1oz of Ancho Reyes
1oz of Prickly Pear puree
3/4 oz of Lime juice
Add tequila, Ancho Reyes, Prickly Pear, lime juice and a few ice cubes to a cocktail shaker. Shake or stir for about 10 seconds, until combined. Give the mix a taste and if you would like it to be sweeter, stir in your desired amount of agave or simple syrup to taste.
800 Ocean Ave, Asbury Park
FEATURING THE HERRADURA SIDECAR
2 oz. Herradura Tequila
1 oz lemon juice
1 oz simple syrup
1 egg white
Combine Tequila, Lemon Juice, and Simple Syrup in an ice filled shaker. Shake vigorously for 10 seconds . In a separate shaker add 1 egg white and strain in liquor. Shake and strain into coupe glass. Sprinkle Cinnamon sugar on the foam.
We hope you try and enjoy these summer cocktails!