|Wynwood Kitchen & Bar's Jennifer Wagoner loves her cocktails|
The first impression of Wynwood Kitchen & Bar
is of visual overload. Giant murals of street art are everywhere - behind the bar, on the patio walls and in the dining room. This hipster paradise, however, also has a serious kitchen and a bar that goes beyond the average cocktail. Though best known for their beer selection, Wynwood Kitchen & Bar has an interesting collection of hand crafted cocktails, each inspired by the street artists involved in creating the decor of the restaurant itself.
looks like a Martini and tastes like a creamsicle. Made from vanilla vodka, Grand Marnier and fresh squeezed orange juice.
Sake, gin, lime juice and a simple syrup made with fresh cucumber comprise the Ben Wolf
, a refreshing cocktail that's deceptively strong for such a smooth drink.
is a "farm fresh" cocktail that combines freshly muddled strawberries, mint and sake. The result is a minty, fruity creation that Mojito lovers would enjoy.
It takes a creative mind to even think of mixing pear schnapps, tequila and jalapeno, but the David Sherry
works. It's a sophisticated version of the classic Margarita. The schnapps cuts the power of the tequila and the muddled jalapeno adds a warm afternote to this sassy and spicy libation.
A mix of hand-crafted tomato cilantro water, vodka, Tabasco and lemon,the Clare Rojas
provides the savory flavor of a Bloody Mary without the thick and heavy texture.
The Old Fashioned gets a modern twist with the AVAF
. Bourbon, sweet vermouth and bitters are mixed into a masculine drink worthy of a three-cocktail Mad Men
lunch. A cherry soaked in Meyers rum seals the deal.
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2550 NW 2nd Ave., Miami, FL