"I love Manhattan variations," says Beloved bar manager Rene Hidalgo. "It's a simple approach that has a lot of room to play around with." A little bit of boredom and a lot of home-bar tinkering led Hidalgo to this variation: rhum agricole, bourbon, vermouth and bitters.
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In Beloved's signature buck, sweetened ginger juice brings a funky spice and milky mouthfeel, Navy strength rum kicks things up a notch, and bittersweet Cynar rounds it all out with an intriguing vegetal flavor.
Taste mezcal's softer side in the Allsorts Inc. For a change it's stone fruit spice, not chili smoke, that warms you in this agave-based cocktail.
At Beloved in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, Rene Hidalgo swaps in St. Germain and Yellow Chartreuse in this refined riff on the classic Last Word cocktail. Here's how to make this easy (and delicious) drink at home.