“Some of the most popular cocktails so far have been the Sockhop Fizz, the Tipsy Hedren, and the Kentucky Sunrise,” said owner Wells Bolt. “The food menu this spring is also incredible; the lamb burger is to die for and the crab salad is the perfect light and bright snack for patio weather.”
The Sockhop Fizz is a mix of Gin, Rose, Lemon, Melted Ice Cream (yes, really!), and Pink Bubbles.
The Tipsy Hedren, a modern take on a tiki favorite, is a concoction consisting of Navy Strength Gin, Pineapple Liqueur, Lime Acid, and Campari.
For the bourbon drinker looking to try something different, the Kentucky Sunrise is a blend of Bonded Bourbon, Passionfruit, Coffee Liqueur, Lemon, Absinthe, and Tonic.
The Gin Joint’s spring food menu boasts some new plates including the Lamb Burger — Double patties, sheep’s cheese, house “olive” pickles, Tzatziki aioli, chopped almonds, and shiso, and the Crab Salad featuring coconut, heart of palm, citrus, fresno chile, fried garlic, cilantro, and plantain chips.
Raw and Roasted Oyster singles, Pimento Cheese Dip, and House Made Soft Pretzels with beer mustard remain staples on the menu. The Gin Joint also offers a large selection of cheeses from local cheese purveyors, Counter Cheese Caves, who source their products from small scale cheese makers across the country.
The Spring Cocktail Menu
Seasonal Gibson – House Gin Martini, Pickled Seabeans
That One Beatles Song – Gin, Blanc Vermouth, Strawberry, Lime Acid, Tarragon Foam
The Fuzz – Tomcat Gin, Peach Lillet, Yellow Chartreuse, Celery Bitters, Peach Bitters
Sockhop Fizz – Gin, Rose, Lemon, Melted Ice Cream, Pink Bubbles
Stay Gold – Aged Gin, Lemon Cordial, Milk Caramel, Cedro Nardini, Vanilla
Tipsy Hedren – Navy Strength Gin, Pineapple Liqueur, Lime Acid, Campari
Voodoo Queen – Mezcal, Green Chartreuse, Dry Vermouth, Cajun Spice, Alow
The Brooklyn Beat – Rye, Aquavit, Fino Sherry, Cynar 70, Beet Juice
Blackbeard’s Return – Batavia Arrack, Black Strap Rum, Forbidden Black Rice, Apricot, Lime
Man Overboard – Blanco Tequila, Suze, Salted Lime, Scotch Mist
Two-Time Tipple – Blended Scotch, Chamomile Honey, Genepy, Amaro Nonino, Angostura Bitters
Jamie’s Cup – Rye, Campari, Dry Vermouth, Lime, Cucumber, Black Pepper
Lucky Cricket – Gold Rum, Fernet Menta, Lime Acid, Creme de Cacao
Eastern Medicine – Manzanilla Sherry, Lemongrass Vermouth, Elderflower, Orange Bitters
Cha Cha Slide – Pisco, Lime, Chicha Morada, Velvet Falernum, Fernet
Kentucky Sunrise – Bonded Bourbon, Passionfruit, Coffee Liqueur, Lemon, Absinthe, Tonic
The full menu, including Happy Hour specials and description, can be found here.
For those looking to enjoy The Gin Joint in the comfort of your home, be sure to check out their new DIY cocktail kits. The kits, which can be delivered to your doorstep if you are inside the delivery radius or picked up at The Gin Joint, are designed to provide cocktail lovers with everything needed (sans alcohol) to craft a unique cocktail experience at home.
The kits can be purchased online at www.shopginjoint.com and will be available for pickup or delivery each Friday.
To learn more about The Gin Joint, visit www.theginjoint.com or check them out on social media.
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