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Serving Up: “The Curious Traveler” at Spicer Mansion

By September 3, 2016Connecticut, Top News, Serving Up
The Curious Traveler cocktail

Room No. 9 Speakeasy in Spicer Mansion

15 Elm Street

Mystic, CT

Charlotte Berdensey, Food and Beverage Director.

Charlotte Berdensey, Food and Beverage Director.

The recently-opened Spicer Mansion is Mystic’s new ultra-luxury destination. The hotel bar, Room No. 9 Speakeasy, is located behind a bookcase and down a set of stairs, and features a cigar lounge, rare rye whiskies and creative cocktails with accompanying food fare.

Food and Beverage Director: Charlotte Berdensey

Cocktail: The Curious Traveler

Recipe: Mix

  • 4 oz. vodka
  • 1.5 oz. Yuzu juice
  • 1″ piece of fresh celery
  • 4 whole white peppercorns
  • 2 dashes of celery bitters
  • Pinch of salt
The Curious Traveler cocktail

The Curious Traveler cocktail

In the shaker, muddle the celery stalk with the peppercorns, then combine all ingredients and shake. Double strain into a chilled martini glass, garnish with a celery blossom and lemon twist. “For the most inquisitive, here is a refreshing drink that will allow you to discover a depth of flavors that please and surprise the palate,” said Charlotte Berdensey, Food and Beverage Director, Spicer Mansion.







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