creme de la creme of cocktail industry celebrates new york city premiere of "hey bartender"
Premiering last week at Village East Cinema, "HEY BARTENDER" – a documentary from 4th Row Films – tells the journey of two individuals trying to achieve their dreams of becoming bartenders in the era of the craft cocktail culture. The film is intertwined with informative and intimate interviews from some of the most famous bartenders and industry leaders in the world.
William Grant & Sons, a longtime supporter of the cocktail community and sponsor of the after party at Experimental Cocktail Club, provided only the best, for the best, in the industry to create the below cocktails that were served including Reyka Vodka, Hendrick’s Gin, Milagro Tequila, and Sailor Jerry Rum:
THE CAITLIN FLANAGAN by Sasha Petraske: Hendrick’s Gin, Fresh Lemon Juice, Simple Syrup, White Peach and Black Pepper
PELE’S WRATH by Julie Reiner: Milagro Silver Tequila, Aperol, Fresh Lime Juice, Fresh Pineapple Juice and Grenadine
CLASSIC FLAME OF LOVE by Pepe Ruiz, Chasen’s, Hollywood: Reyka Vodka, Fino Sherry and Orange Peels
WET STONE by Jim Meehan: Milagro Silver Tequila, Montelobos Mezcal, Fresh Lime Juice, Fresh Grapefruit Juice, Agave and Dill Pickle Brine
WIMBLEDON MILK PUNCH by Nico de Soto: Hendricks Gin, Earl Grey & Tarragon Infused Coconut Water, Fresh Lemon Juice, Cream and Strawberries
PANDAIQUIRI by Nico de Soto: Pandan Infused Sailor Jerry, Lime Juice, Young Thai Coconut Cordial
IMPERFECT ROB BOY by Dale DeGroff: Glenfiddich 12, Martini & Rossi Sweet Vermouth, Dolin Dry Vermouth, Dale’s Pimento Bitters