Through The Menu: The Cocktail Journey, Q&A, Hexagon: The Regional Dominance (6)

How the concept of “The Cocktail Journey” came to be called back to the origin of how things in the universe are base on intersected and interconnected of forms and patterns. There are selected 13 sacred geometry forms the team has interpreted through myths and principles with distinguishes characters of 52 classic cocktails. Exclusively for you to experience a journey of origins through time. Almost like a testament to their style and a take on classics.

These entries are how I experienced “The Cocktail Journey” with Q&A. Some small details of garnishes or tweaks in recipes may vary per customer. Nonetheless, the team makes sure to pay great tribute to all the 52 classics with an abundance of research and experiment over the years.

Here’s some trivia time, If you pay close attention to the wall from the entrance, you will find small nameplates of cocktails going through years of creation.


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Hexagon: The Regional Dominance

Drinks under this pattern are the ones that very influential and popular and trusted among people over regionals. For example, Mojito doesn’t only taste refreshing but Havana, Cuba is also regarded as one of the inspirational cocktail city of the world.


6♠️    Mojito, Havana, Cuba, 1850

Q&A Cocktail Journey - 6- Mojito

Who: Vipop Jinaphan (Tor)

Spirits and others: Bacardi Carta Blanca

Ingredient: Fresh Lime Juice, Soda Singha (Splash), Mint Leaves (France), Simple Syrup

Garnish: Mint Sprig (France)

Method: Built

Glass: Collins

Words: It’s rich and strong blow of mint and rum that flows in very easily. Very little saccharine and there’s a small and sharp collision of rum and bubbles that tickle your tongue as it washes down.


6♥️   Brooklyn, Manhattan, New York, 1870

Q&A Cocktail Journey - 6- Brooklyn

Who: Vipop Jinaphan (Tor)

Spirits and others: Rittenhouse Rye, Maraschino Luxardo, Mancino Secco White Vermouth, Amaro Montenegro

Ingredient: Bitter Truth Orange Bitters

Garnish:

Method: Stirred

Glass: Coupe

Words: I waited so long for this one to complete the journey but they still haven’t got hold of Amer Picon, so there was an improvisation. The pale cumin liquid swings a cloying orange sweet ahead of a sharp blow of toffee fruits, vanilla, and spicy cereals of Rye. During its midway was an annex of Maraschino and Amaro that pave the way for an off-dry and charred candied orange finish.


6♦️   Caipirinha, São Paolo, Brazil, 1918

Q&A Cocktail Journey - 6- Caipirinha

Who: Vipop Jinaphan (Tor)

Spirits and others: Canario Cahaça

Ingredient: Lime Wedges, White Sugar

Garnish: Lime Wedge

Method: Built

Glass: Collins

Words: As light as of how gentle he makes this. Fresh and has an extended loose lime character with cool, sweet grassy notes and a bit of smokiness.


6♣️   Mint Julep, Louisville, Kentucky, 1938

Q&A Cocktail Journey - 6- Mint Julep

Who: Attapon De-Silva (B)

Spirits and others: Wild Turkey 101 Bourbon

Ingredient: Mint Leaves (France), Bittermens Xocolatl Mole Bitters, Bittermens Burlesque Bitters

Garnish: Mint Sprig (France)

Method: Build

Glass: Julep

Words: Seriously made you thought its a dessert. Tying a rich noose of dark chocolate and mint to your nose. It then gives a heavy crisp and full flavor of bourbon and cherry notes. At the very end was like bitters and mint, more from Bittermens Burlesque Bittters that stick around. When swallowed, that toasty sweets of Bourbon returned for a split second.


 

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