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
- Served in a martini glass with an orange twist
“A great summer drink, similar to a Manhattan”, said Raffaele.
May 2012 CT BJ