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Classic Cocktails Month at Mezze Bistro + Allium!

Prohibition never tasted so good.

This December marks the 75th anniversary of the repeal of alcohol prohibition.

Throughout this month, Mezze Bistro and Allium are celebrating the repeal of a very bad idea, in our humble opinion. Plus, one of our favorite bartenders, Matt Hopkins, will be leaving Mezze to try his luck in the big city this January. This nightly celebration of the old-fashioned cocktail is his sendoff to us.

With an appreciation for a well-crafted drink made of the best ingredients and a study of the old-school techniques from the cocktail’s first golden era, we are reviving the classics in their purest, most celebrated and well-crafted form.

Higher-quality ingredients and innovative adaptations on our drink menu reflect the same approach we are striving for in our kitchens.

Each night, a different classic cocktail will be in the spotlight. Mark your calendar for the classics you’ve always wanted to try. And, be sure to ask your server for the goods.

At the very least, come in and bid fare-thee-well to Matt!

December 1 | Hemingway Daiquiri
Light Rum, Maraschino Liqueur, Lime, Grapefruit

December 2 | Deauville
Brandy, Calvados, Triple Sec, Lemon

December 3 | Tom Collins
Gin, Lemon, Sugar, Soda Water

December 4 | Champagne Cocktail
Cava, Brandy, Bitters, Sugar

December 5 | Sidecar
Brandy, Cointreau, Lemon

December 6 | Manhattan
Whiskey, Vermouth

December 7 | Negroni
Gin, Campari, Sweet Vermouth

December 8 | Mint Julep
Bourbon, Mint, Sugar, Water

December 9 | Singapore Sling
Gin, Cherry Brandy, Cointreau, Lemon, Sugar, Soda

December 10 | Whiskey Sour
Whiskey, Lemon, Sugar

December 11 | Martini
Gin, Dry Vermouth

December 12 | Brandy Alexander
Brandy, Crème de Cacao, Heavy Cream

December 13 | Frisco
Blended Whiskey, Maraschino Liqueur, Lemon

December 14 | Mai Tai
Light Rum, Triple Sec, Sugar, Almond Syrup, Grenadine, Lime

December 15 | Ramos Gin Fizz
Gin, Lemon, Lime, Orange Flower Water, Sugar, Heavy Cream, Egg White, Soda

December 16 | Old Fashioned
Whiskey, Bitters, Sugar

December 17 | Corpse Reviver #2
Gin, Lillet Blanc, Cointreau, Lemon, Absinthe

December 18 | Sazerac
Rye, Sugar, Bitters, Absinthe

December 19 | Hot Buttered Rum
Dark Rum, Brown Sugar, Boiling Water, Butter

December 21 | Gin Rickey
Gin, Lime, Soda

December 22 | Rusty Nail
Scotch, Drambuie

December 23 | Moscow Mule
Vodka, Lime, Ginger Beer

December 26 | Scotch Sangaree
Scotch, Honey, Soda Water, Grated Nutmeg

December 27 | New Orleans Buck
Light Rum. Lemon Juice, Orange Juice, Peychaud’s Bitters, Ginger Ale

December 28 | Rum Swizzle
Rum, Lime Juice, Bitters, Sugar, Soda Water

December 29 | Cold Brandy Flip
Brandy, Egg, Sugar, Grated Nutmeg

December 30 | Gimlet