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It’s time to put the mixology skills to the test, because on Monday, May 13, 2019, imbibers around the world will be raising a glass to World Cocktail Day. Whether revelers prefer bourbon, rum, cognac or gin, toast to the occasion at home with these easy-to-follow cocktail recipes from Bistro Off Broad, STK Atlanta, TWO urban licks and The Shed at Glenwood.

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Bistro Strawberry & Balsamic Martini


2 ½ oz Vodka
¼ oz Simple Syrup
3 dashes quality Balsamic Vinegar
2 Strawberries
5 Basil Leaves



  1. In a cocktail shaker, add 1 strawberry, 4 sliced basil leaves, simple syrup and balsamic vinegar.  Mull.
  2. Add ice and vodka.  Shake vigorously.
  3. Pour into chilled martini glass using a double bar strainer.
  4. Garnish with strawberry slice and basil leaf.

Bistro Off Broad is located at 16 E Candler St, Winder, GA 30680 For more information, visit Stay connected on Twitter at @bistrobroad, on Instagram at @bistrobroad, and on Facebook at

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STK’s Not Your Daddy’s Manhattan


2.5 oz Bulleit Bourbon
.5 oz Fernet Branca
.5 oz Carpano Antica
3 dashes Angostura bitters
2 dashes Peychaud bitters
1 Luxardo Cherry


  1. Rinse martini glass with fernet branca.
  2. Add bourbon and vermouth into the mixing glass.
  3. Add ice, then stir and strain into martini glass.
  4. Garnish with a Luxardo cherry.

For more information or to make  a reservation, visit or call  404-793-0144.  STK Atlanta is located at 1075 Peachtree Street in  Midtown Atlanta on the corner of Peachtree and 12th Streets in the 12th &  Midtown development. Stay connected on Twitter and @eatstk #stkatlanta. 

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TWO Urban Licks’ TWO Punch

2 Parts fruity red wine
3/4 Part Silver Rum
3/4 Part Cognac
1/4 Part Pineapple Juice
1/4 Part Cranberry Juice
1/4 Blueberry Juice
1/16 Triple Sec or to taste


  1. Combine all ingredients and shake well.
  2. Garnish with Lime Wheel.
To make a reservation, call 404.522.4622 or visit Two Urban Licks is located at 820 Ralph McGill Blvd. Atlanta, GA 30306. Stay connected on Twitter at @2urbanlicks and Instagram at @TwoUrbanLicks and on Facebook at

Screen Shot 2019-05-13 at 1.49.29 PMThe Shed at Glenwood’s Empress

1.5 oz Empress Gin 
.5 oz Fresh Lemon Juice 
.5 oz Agave 
1 dash egg white 
1 oz Maraschino Liqueur


  1. Fill a glass with ice and combine all of the ingredients.
  2. Shake, pour and enjoy.
For more information, visit or call 404.835.4363. Stay connected on Facebook at, on Instagram at @theshedatglenwood and on Twitter at @TheShed1.