116 Crown St., New Haven, Conn.
116 Crown offers a sophisticated environment with an upscale kitchen and bar menu, featuring an extensive cocktail menu divided into 11 categories, including “Bracing and Bold,” “For Professionals,” and “Classics and Inspirations.” The House Cocktail List was developed by owner John Ginnetti, with the majority of the selections created specifically for his establishment.
Owner: John Ginnetti
Drink Name: Four Thieves
- 2 oz. house-infused blueberry vodka
- 1 oz. Lavender simple syrup
- 1 oz. fresh-squeezed lemon juice.
Shake with ice in Boston Shaker. Double strain over fresh ice into tumbler. Garnish with blueberries, or as Ginnetti calls them, “Maine Caviar.”
“It’s balanced and floral with tartness from the fresh blueberries,” Ginnetti said.