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Serving Up: Walrus + Carpenter’s “The Rathbone Cocktail”

By February 3, 2014Connecticut, Top News, Serving Up

WALRUS + CARPENTER, 2895 Fairfield Ave., Black Rock, CT

Walrus + Carpenter seeks to offer a “truly American experience” for its patrons. The kitchen features fresh wood-smoked meats made daily from its custom-built smoker (with a 10-foot propane tank) and is as known for its side dishes as its BBQ. The bar includes hand-selected, only American-made craft beers, wines and spirits.

Bartender Adam Patrick

Bartender Adam Patrick

Bartender: Adam Patrick

Drink Name: The Rathbone Cocktail

Recipe:

  • 2 oz. Uncle Val’s Botanical Gin
  • 2 oz. juice of English cucumber and fresh basil
  • ¾ oz. fresh lime juice
  •  ¾ oz. Japanese Sencha Green Tea simple syrup

“A perfect balance of tart, sweet, and refreshing, The Rathbone takes the idea of a cucumber martini and updates it to the farm-to-table age. All fresh ingredients,” Patrick said.

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