The Red Leg

Named for the big, red grain lift on our building.

In shaker, muddle:
4 Fresh or frozen cherries
½ Shot simple syurp

Juice of ½ lime
½ Shot cherry juice
1 Shot Syntax Crystal Vodka

Shake with ice and pour into rocks glass, garnish with lime slice.

Rosemary’s Berry

In shaker, muddle:

4 Fresh or frozen Blackberries
¼ Lemon
½ Shot Simple Syrup
Pinch of rosemary, preferably fresh
1 Shot Syntax Crystal Vodka

Shake with ice and pour into rocks glass. Garnish with sprig of fresh rosemary and lemon slice.


The Manlift

Named for the (vaguely terrifying) people elevators in our crazy, old building.

Flame with torch and cover with glass until glass is smoked: 1 star of anise and a small chunk of vanilla bean

In shaker, combine:

Couple of splashes of orange bitters
Couple of splashes of chocolate bitters
½ Shot red vermouth
Generous shot of Syntax Straight Bourbon
Splash simple syrup
Flamed vanilla bean and anise

Swirl in shaker and strain into snifter. Garnish with orange and fresh anise star.

The Burning Man

In shaker, combine:

Generous shot Wellhead Whisky
Splash of real maple syrup
3 Splashes chocolate bitters

Shake over ice and strain into short rocks glass. Garnish with scorched twist of fresh orange peel. (For a good show, soak the orange peel in high-proof alcohol such as 151 rum or Everclear and serve it flaming on a pick across the glass, to be tipped in by the drink’s recipient.)


Winter’s Cure

In shaker, combine:

3 Heaping teaspoons Ghirardelli cocoa
½ Shot simple syrup
Generous shot of Syntax Heavy Rum
4 Splashes orange bitters
½ Shot coconut cream

Coat rim of martini glass with cocoa, shake with ice and strain into glass. Garnish with orange slice if desired.


The Green Goddess

In shaker, muddle:

½” Slice of English cucumber
Juice of ½ lemon
½ Shot simple syrup
Several sprigs of fresh thyme
Generous shot of Syntax Rose Gin

Shake all with ice and pour into highball glass. Garnish with sprigs of thyme and lemon slice.