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Serving Up: The Owl Shop’s “Sir Bill”

By May 31, 2012Connecticut, Serving Up

The Owl Shop, 268 College Street, New Haven, CT 06510

The Owl Shop, a New Haven Landmark, has a long history as an institution that has grown beyond its current plush cigar lounge reputation. Opening in 1934, The Owl Shop began originally as a bookstore, evolved into to a world-renowned tobacco shop and is now also sought out for its music, food and cocktails.

 Bartender: Bill Raffaele

 Recipe: “Sir Bill”

  • 3.5 oz Ron Zacapa 23 Year Old Rum
  • Couple dashes of Bitters
  • 1/2 oz Lillet
  • Shaken
  • Served in a martini glass with an orange twist

“A great summer drink, similar to a Manhattan”, said Raffaele.

May 2012 CT BJ

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