Don’t get stuck behind the bar on New Year’s Eve–have this festive punch ready and finish each cocktail with a quick pour of Champagne.
GIN MARTINI BY JIM MEEHAN
If there’s one cocktail to master, it should be the gin martini. Because there are only 2 ingredients, paying special attention to nuances like the glassware, the ice, even the temperature of the gin, is what will produce a perfect cocktail every time.
MIXOLOGIST SPOTLIGHT: JIM MEEHAN
If there is to be a “godfather” of the craft cocktail movement, Jim Meehan would be it. Owner and proprietor of New York’s famed cocktail bar, PDT, and writer of the definitive cocktail book, The PDT Cocktail Book, Jim has turned a tiny, dark cocktail bar in the East Village into the epicenter of the mixology movement.