Grab your passport, hop in the nearest hot air balloon and soar over to The Raymond 1886 where the adventure of a lifetime awaits as you take a journey across libations by experiencing The Raymond 1886’s “Around the World” New 2019 Fall Cocktail Menu!
First stop, Cuba, where you will enjoy the luxurious Hotel Plaza, comprised of white rum, Carpano Antica, dry vermouth, grenadine syrup, lime juice, Peychaud’s Bitters, and egg white. You are sure to go bananas in Puerto Rico as you sip on the El Cid, featuring Bacardi 8, banana liqueur, Angostura Bitters, and orange zest. Argentina, where the Pablito is a guaranteed compass to treasure, is made with Amass Gin, Camus Cognac, dry vermouth, Lillet Blanc, Anisette, and lemon zest.
Take an extra excursion to Mexico with the refreshingly tingly La Catrina, featuring Vida Mezcal, Velvet Falernum, house-made strawberry shrub, lime and pineapple juice. For Peru, try the Puku Puku, a cocktail made with Pisco, house-made tarragon syrup, lemon juice, strawberry, egg white, and Amargo Bitters. Time to continue this global cocktail crawl throughout Europe, where things kick-off in Spain with 7 Leguas Reposado, Punt e Mes, Mr. Black Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur, Licor 43, and cream.
Then its off to Austria, the home of Mozart, schnitzel, and Emilia Romagna, a rich and nutty libation featuring Rittenhouse Rye, Nocino Walnut Liqueur, Brizard Cacao Liqueur, and heavy cream. To get the best from France, enjoy the Fall in Normandy, a cocktail with Applejack, Camus Cognac, house-made spiced apple syrup, hot water, lemon zest, and dehydrated pears. For Japan, the cocktail of choice is the Bokken, comprised of Akashi, Drambuie Liqueur, house-made blueberry syrup, and lemon juice.
After you enjoy the land of hot springs, sumo wrestling, and Mount Fuji, it is time to go on safari with the Amelonado featuring Bourbon, Brizard Cacao Liqueur, St. Vincent Tamarind Syrup, and hot water. In Canada, visit The Professor; presented on a burned wood coaster, this cocktail is made with Pike Creek, Clement V.S.O.P., St. Elizabeth Allspice Dram, maple syrup, and Whiskey Barrel-Aged Bitters. Feeling peckish after all this traveling? The Raymond 1886 has their Happy Hour offered every Tuesday through Friday.
Partake in Daily Happy Hour Cocktails such as the Los Angeles classic Moscow Mule, made of vodka, ginger, lime, and soda, or the Blinker made with rye, grapefruit, and grenadine. Spice things up this fall with the Medicina Latina, comprised of tequila, ginger-honey, lime, and a mezcal spritz, and cool down with the Don Lockwood sure to have guests singin' in the rain, featuring with bourbon, scotch, maple, and bitters. Let your taste buds take a trip to Havana with the Cuba Libre made with rum, Mexican Cola, and a lime wedge.
Time travel to the Gold Rush, featuring bourbon, lemon, honey, or celebrate your treasure with the 1926 Cosmopolitan, vodka, lemon, and raspberries. Additionally, a Daily Craft Cocktail selected by the bartender is available. Alternatively, unwind with a glass of Happy Hour Wine with selections such as Tollo Sangiovese 2016, the Paso Robles Clayhouse Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, South African Excelsior Chardonnay 2017, or the Italian Masi Pinot Grigio 2016.
The new Happy Hour Bar Bites Menu entices with substantial selections like Char Siu BBQ sauce, accompanied by shaved Brussels sprouts, or the DIY Fish Tacos featuring miso marinated Hamachi collar, dashi crispy tortillas, peach and green apple kimchi. For guests seeking more of a snack before dinner like the House Garlic Fries, or the Crispy Brussels Sprouts with house-made honey Dijon, or the Kale & Artichoke Dip featuring crispy artichoke hearts, Tuscan kale, smoked Gouda fondue, grilled baby heirloom carrots and broccoli crudité.
Whether you travel by bus, plane, train, hot air balloon, or car, the “Around the World” 2019 Fall Cocktail Menu at The Raymond 1886 is the perfect itinerary to fulfill any true adventurer’s wanderlust!