Slideshow: 10 Sips from Taste of the Nation, NYC

The Fennel Countdown
The Fennel Countdown
From Kevin Denton of the Gramercy Park Hotel Rooftop. This delicious variation on a gin sour featured Beefeater, fennel syrup, Sambuca infused with grapefruit peel, and a crown of shaved fennel.
OMGLOL from Vandaag
OMGLOL from Vandaag
A refreshing and complex play on the shandy with Ommegang Witte beer, Woodford Reserve Bourbon, ginger syrup, Vadouvan, and a garnish of anise hyssop leaves.
Jimm's Cup
Jimm's Cup
No Pimm's here, just Hendrick's gin, strawberries, Angostura, citrus, simple syrup, and a delicious cucumber foam.
Fine & Dandy from Little Branch
Fine & Dandy from Little Branch
Combier triple sec, Angostura, Hendrick's gin, and lemon juice.
No. 38 Special from PDT
No. 38 Special from PDT
A Michelada spiked with reposado tequila and Averna Amaro, with a blend of green chilies, parsley, and coriander on the rim.
The Gold Rush from 1534
The Gold Rush from 1534
Ginger honey syrup and a candied ginger garnish dresses up this classic made with Old Forester bourbon and fresh lemon.
Far East Side from Pegu Club
Far East Side from Pegu Club
A silky sake cocktail with just a touch of elderflower liqueur, lemon, and blanco tequila.
Billionaire Cocktail from Employees Only
Billionaire Cocktail from Employees Only
Strong, tart, and fruity, with EO's own grenadine and Pernod Absinthe.