Summer Cocktails & Backyard Drinks

Mon, Jul 18th, 2016

Bar Bolinas_Michelada_2016 (4)Looking to cool down with a summer cocktail? Here is a list of a couple of places to highly consider this summer…

Want to grab some cocktails at a beachy digs? Head to California-inspired Bar Bolinas and try their Michelada, a delicious mexican beer cocktail with lime, spices and bloody mary mix. Incredible.  The cocktail list is impressive and the beer menu, although small, has options chosen with specific quality in mind.
Bar Bolinas , 455 Myrtle Avenue between Waverly & Washington
(718) 935-9333

Cardiiff Giant on Myrtle AvenueCardiff Giant is a Clinton Hill bar serving all New York State produced alcohol with a strong focus on beer and cider. Sit at their street facing bar or in the quaint backyard and try one of their 20 beers or 20 ciders (on draft and in bottles). Multiple pour sizes range from tasting options, small pours, standard pints, and carafes for sharing. There is also small wine list featuring distinctive New York wines with a sense of place, and a small cocktail list highlighting New York spirits. Cardiff Giant also highlights New York producers with monthly events featuring beer and cider makers.
Cardiff Giant, 415 Myrtle Avenue between Vanderbilt & Clinton
(929) 337-7873

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Get your cocktail on at Myrtle Thai with a chilled Sakejito or Lychee Saketini.  The saketinis are refreshing and made with sake, fresh mint & lime or lychee over ice. Happy  hours are 5-8pm every day.
Myrtle Thai,  438 Myrtle Avenue between Clinton Avenue & Waverly
(718) 422-1142

Pillow Cafe Margarita_Low res_ 2016Looking for frozen margaritas? Look no more, Pillow Café-Lounge has frozen flavors including kiwi, coconut, granny smith apple, pear or pomegranate. Frozen Margaritas are made with fresh lime juice, tequila, and triple sec. Pillow also makes an excellent Red Sangria made with a hint of brandy & seasonal fruit. The backyard is quiet and full of shady trees.
Pillow Cafe-Lounge, 505 Myrtle Avenue between Ryerson & Grand
(718)246-2711

Want to cool off with a hot drink? Head to the Clinton Hill’s ramen haven, Wasa Sushi & Ramen and spend only $10 to get a FREE hot sake!  The restaurant has a lovely backyard and is known for the very tasty sake selection (hot & cold) and for the light & fresh ramen bowls (Waza Classic Tonkotsu ramen, Tonkotsu Miso ramen, & Spicy Tontoktu Miso ramen). We recommend starting with the tender pork belly pork bun & the yellow tail ceviche.

Waza Suhi & Ramen, 485 Myrtle Avenue between Hall Street & Ryerson
(718) 399-3839

 

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