When you drive up to KYU you know you’re getting to something special. Located in Wynwood’s graffiti lined streets is one of Miami’s best restaurants. From the food to the service to the cocktails, KYU has it all. We had a chat with some of our favorite bartenders (James MacInnes and the KYU Team) there
Above is a badass video of one of our favorite bartenders, Philip Khandehrish, the Persian Prince. Philip has since left to partner up with AlambiQ to focus on consulting as well as taking an ambassador role with Casa Noble Tequila (great liquid) as well as Fos Greek Mastiha (a Greek liqueur). Find him all over town
In celebration of Bourbon Heritage Month, our friends at Chat Chow have been featuring some of the city’s best cocktails. Here’s one from Edge Steak & Bar. Here is the recipe for you to make at home: Honey Don’t Leave Me Sour 1 Egg White 1.5 oz Knob Creek® Bourbon ¾ oz Lemon Juice 1
Happy National Piña Colada Day from Spirited Miami! We love our daiquiris and Piña Coladas here in Miami, so this day holds a special place in our hearts. One of our favorite versions was created by none other than Rum Line‘s head barman, Rob Ferarra. And today he is sharing his recipe with the world.
Gin lovers rejoice, it’s World Gin Day! The day was created to celebrate and honor gin in the best way possible, by enjoying a cocktail! We here at Spirited Miami love a good Gin & Tonic so we created a Miami inspired G&T created with none other than East Imperial Superior Tonic. Tonic de Guayaba
One of our favorite places to have a cocktail is at the Matador Room at The EDITION Hotel in Miami Beach. The ambiance, food and cocktails are a perfect fit on Collins. One of Miami’s best bartenders, Angelo Vieira, shows us how to make a Muleta in the video below. If you have not been, the
La Vie En Rose Contributed by Will Rivas • ½ oz of Lemon Juice • 1 oz Balsamic Strawberry Syrup • 1 Sprig of Fresh Thyme • 1.5 oz Dillon’s Rose Gin Shake, pour into a chilled martini glass and garnish with a thyme sprig.
Cuban Old Fashioned Contributed by Eddie Fuentes • 2 dashes of Orange Bitters • 2 dashes of Angostura Bitters • ½ oz of Bustelo Coffee Syrup • 2 oz Bulleit® Bourbon Add all ingredients in a mixing glass, add ice, stir, strain over a hand carved ice, squeeze an orange peel and coil it up
Full Mast Contributed by Robert Ferrara • 2 dashes of Orange Bitters • ¼ oz of Laird’s Applejack • ½ oz of Bénédictine • 1 oz Oloroso Sherry • 1.5 oz Bulleit® Bourbon Add all ingredients in a mixing glass, add ice, stir, strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with some lemon oil.
Provencal Sour Contributed by Ashley Danella • 2 oz Bulleit® Bourbon • 1 oz Lavender Infused Honey Syrup • ¾ oz of Fresh Lemon Juice Add all ingredients, give it a good shake, strain over an old fashioned glass with ice and garnish with a fresh piece of lavender.