Ingredient: lemon juice

Try this Root Beer Fizz from Surly’s

In this Root Beer Fizz, Surly’s bar manager Simon Hopkins pairs the great American spirit with another iconic American drink, A&W root beer.

Pisco Punch: the drink that made a bar world famous

It might be hard to imagine a time when pisco was a common sight going over the bar, but that was the case back in the late 1800s in San Francisco — largely thanks to this cocktail, the Pisco Punch.

It’s an old drink, but one worth keeping: the Genever Crusta

“Cocktails are compounds very much used by “early birds” to fortify the inner man, and by those who like their consolations hot and strong,” wrote William Terrington in his 1869 book, Cooling Cups & Dainty Drinks. “‘Cocktail’ is not so ancient an institution as Juleps, &c, but, with its next of kin, ‘Crusta’ promises to maintain its ground.”