Beretta has been garnering rave reviews for its pizza and Italianate food, but most of the focus is on the cocktails. Thad Vogler, formerly of Jardinière and The Slanted Door, mixes serious drinks using lots of bitters and not much fruit, and sweetens them with gomme syrup and honey instead of simple syrup. Check out the Agricole Mule (rhum agricole, lime, ginger beer, mint) or the Añejo Sour (Tequila, lemon, agave syrup, egg white) for an example of Vogler’s talent at mixing classic style cocktails with New World spirits.
This review appears in the print edition of the August 2009 issue. Like what you just read? Subscribe now.
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