Thursday, February 26, 2009

Eastern Standard: Savory Cocktails

Eastern Standard, well known for its cocktails, is introducing some new Savory Cocktails for the winter. These Culinaire Cocktails represent all that pertains to the kitchen and the savory ingredients typically found there. Bar Manager Jackson Cannon and team have turned to root vegetables, heirloom citrus, salty flavors and comforting, rich textures to provide a cocktail able to stand up to the depths of winter.

The five, intriguing new cocktails include:

Russian Tea Room: Evocative of borscht, Christiania Vodka infused with roasted and peeled red beets is combined with Orange Juice, Tarragon and Spicy Greek Yogurt.

Mot Chaud: Literally “Hot Word”, to reflect this drink’s relationship to the venerable Last Word. Includes House-infused Vegetable Vodka, Fresh Lime Juice, Luxardo Maraschino Liquor, Cayenne Simple Syrup, Muddled Cucumbers, Celery Bitters and Salt.

Berber Old Fashioned: Combines Medjool Date-infused Bourbon, Baharat Spiced Simple Syrup, Angostura Bitters and Orange Twist.

Earth & Brine: The Eastern Standard answer to the Dirty Martini. Includes Reyka Vodka, Celery-infused Vermouth, Olive Brine, Regan’s Orange Bitters and Black Olive Garnish.

Salsify Gimlet: Offers a thick mouth feel, combines Hammer & Sickle Vodka, Salsify Puree, House-made Seville Orange Cordial, Angostura Bitters.

All Culinaire Cocktails are priced at $10.

Eastern Standard Kitchen & Drinks
528 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA
Phone: 617-532-9100

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