Cocktail Bar



Jack McGarry and Sean Muldoon commemorate a piece of 1920’s NYC history at BlackTail. Their Battery Park bar transports you back to Prohibition, when planes adorned with black tail-fins—full of thirsty Americans en route to Cuba—flew directly over Pier A Harbor House. What were those hooligans drinking in Havana? Mojitos and daiquiris, sure, but McGarry and Muldoon have riffed on the Old Havana scene with cocktails like the Nitty Gritty: a highball of Amontillado Sherry, Caribbean rum, banana, Curaçao and mint syrup topped with Champagne

Check out one of BlackTail‘s cocktails by Jesse Vida, the Alexander.

Cocktail Bar Info

22 Battery Pl., Pier A, 2nd floor, Manhattan, New York


2017, 2018 W&S NYC50

This review appears in the print edtion of the April 2018 issue.
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