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The Perfect BQE

Ivy Mix, now of Leyenda, notes that this drink is called “perfect” because it’s made with equal parts dry and sweet vermouth. As for the concept of the cocktail? “It's…

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Leyenda

Julie Reiner, of Clover Club, joins forces with bartender Ivy Mix for this Latin-inspired new kid on the block. Just up the street from Clover Club, Leyenda's menu is heavy on the spirits…

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Gin Blossom

The Gin Blossom is Julie Reiner's aromatic modern play on the Martini that mashes up apricot eau de vie, bianco vermouth and gin.

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The Edsel

This "fall-spiced, low ABV cocktail" gains some nuttiness from savory oloroso and heat from Ancho Reyes, while sweet vermouth and Campari to pay homage to the Negroni Sbagliato that inspired…

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Bay Ridge

A Brooklyn take on the Manhattan spiked with Bénédictine, prune brandy and rye, from Clover Club's Tom Macy.