Liberty Market's Bottled Cocktails Taste Craft but Serve Up Quick
For now, here's what you can try in bottles at Liberty Market:
Margarita: Sauza silver tequila, Gran Gala orange liqueur, lime juice.
Negroni: Beefeater gin, Campari, sweet vermouth, and we carbonate the drink with CO2.
Golden Pear: Elijah Craig 12-year bourbon, lemon and a housemade spiced pear syrup with clove, cardamom and cinnamon.
Monsoon: Gosling's dark rum and housemade ginger beer, carbonated.
Pom Cosmo: Tito's vodka, PAMA pomegranate liqueur, lime, simple syrup and Gran Gala liqueur.
These five variations will change quarterly, with a focus on providing a range of spirit options based on classic cocktail recipes. This month, Tolmachoff will mix it up, switching out the Monsoon for a Trader Vic-style Mai Tai and the Negroni (which you absolutely have to try before it's gone) with a gin and tonic that uses a tonic syrup made by Tolmachoff. Although Tolmachoff is the first one to admit he's mostly self-taught, gaining bits and pieces from friends in the business, his passion, creativity and experimentation -- along with his collection of a dozen vintage cocktail books -- makes these cocktails great.
Heather Hoch The bottled cocktails are easy to serve.
"I love cocktails," he says. "They're the creation of a bartender the same way an entrée is the creation of a chef."