Equal parts gin, vodka (both from local distiller Woodstone Creek), and Lillet with a twist. James Bond’s cocktail in Casino Royale by Ian Fleming.
1134 Main St., Over-the-Rhine, (513) 381-1524, japps1879.com
Ca Phe Sua (Vietnamese Coffee)
Pho Lang Thang
Hot drip coffee with condensed milk. Move over Red Bull.
114 W. Elder St., (513) 376-9177, pholangthang.com
Dark ’N Stormy
House made ginger beer, Goslings black rum, a spritz of soda and lime. Makes us feel light ’n sunny.
1220 Vine St., Over-the-Rhine, (513) 246-0192, atavolapizza.com
Bar manager Brian Mulroy turned us on to expertly mixed versions of our favorite cold weather cocktail made with Eagle Rare or Evan Williams bourbons.
3235 Madison Rd., Oakley, (513) 321-4846, hugo-restaurant.net
Ground Qazzaz coffee with cardamom and sugar served in a copper ibrik. Like luxurious campfire coffee.
1214 Vine St., Over-the-Rhine, (513) 421-4040, abigailstreet.com
Originally published in the March 2012 issue.