Fill in the information below, and you’ll be entered to win a copy of Speakeasy: The Employees Only Guide to Classic Cocktails Reimagined by Jason Kosmas and Dushan Zaric (Ten Speed, 2010).
Note: You can enter one time per e-mail address per day. Deadline is noon (12 p.m.) ET 2.22.12.
Craving a Classic Manhattan Cocktail? The owners of Employees Only, the out-in-the-open New York speakeasy, serve up a fabulous one, old-school style. With their book, now you, too, can replicate the Manhattan and other classic cocktails, plus explore modern variations. Among 90 luscious libations are: the New York Sour, the Amelia (sequel to the Cosmo, with blackberry puree and elderflower liqueur), the Hemingway Daiquiri (grapefruit juice, rum, and maraschino liqueur), and one of the first and most popular drinks at Employees Only, the Mata Hari (Cognac with chai-infused sweet vermouth and fresh pomegranate juice; yes, please!).
To whet your whistle while you’re waiting for your book, why not mix up something from our archives:
St-Germain Aperitif (those elderflowers again)
Fiery Almond (Kara Newman’s answer to Mad Men martini sprees)
Black Velvet Cocktail (champagne and stout)
Apple Spiced Bourbon Toddies (delicious winter comfort)
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