• Clover Club Cocktail

    2 monthes ago - By Imbibe Magazine

    The Clover Club cocktail is so beloved that it even has a bar in Brooklyn, New York, named after it. “Gin, berries and lemon make for a trifecta of great flavor,” says co-owner and founder Julie Reiner. “Those berry flavors go so well with the botanicals of gin and a little egg white gives it a creamy mouthfeel. It's so delicious.” 1 ½ oz. gin
    ½ oz. fresh lemon juice
    ½ oz. dry vermouth
    ½ oz. raspberry syrup
    ¼ oz. egg white
    Tools: shaker, strainer
    Glass: cocktail
    Garnish: raspberry
    Combine ingredients in a shaker and shake without ice for 10 seconds. Add ice and shake vigorously for at...
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  • The Green Giant Cocktail from Clover Club

    The Green Giant Cocktail from Clover Club

    2 monthes ago - By Imbibe Magazine

    Julie Reiner calls this combo of old tom gin and vibrant snap peas a “Clover Club classic,” thanks to the way co-owner Tom Macy balances fresh, seasonal flavors. “It tastes like spring in a glass,” she says.
    2 oz. old tom gin
    ¾ oz. fresh lemon juice
    ¾ oz. simple syrup
    ½ oz. dry vermouth 4 fresh sugar snap peas 8-10 tarragon leaves
    Tools: muddler, shaker, strainer
    Glass: rocks
    Garnish: 2 sugar snap peas
    In a shaker tin, muddle the snap peas and tarragon leaves in simple syrup. Add the other ingredients and ice, then shake until chilled. Strain into a rocks glass over crushed ice and...
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  • Julie Reiner's Gin Blossom Cocktail

    Julie Reiner's Gin Blossom Cocktail

    2 monthes ago - By Imbibe Magazine

    For the Gin Blossom cocktail-Julie Reiner's house Martini variation at Clover Club in New York City-apricot eau de vie brings a lightly floral element to Bianco vermouth and Plymouth-style gin.
    1½ oz. Plymouth Gin 1½ oz. Martini Bianco
    ¾ oz. apricot eau de vie 2 dashes orange bitters
    Tools: barspoon, strainer
    Glass: Nick and Nora
    Garnish: orange twist
    Stir all the ingredients in a mixing glass with ice until chilled. Strain into a Nick and Nora glass and garnish.
    Julie Reiner, Clover Club , New York City
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  • 10 Years of Clover Club Cocktails

    10 Years of Clover Club Cocktails

    2 monthes ago - By Imbibe Magazine

    Julie Reiner's name is often one of the first mentioned when talking about how the modern cocktail revival began. Her beautiful Art Deco-style bar Flatiron Lounge helped pave the way for many cocktail bars in New York City and beyond, and this month marks the 10-year anniversary of her other pioneering bar, Clover Club .
    Inspired by the classic cocktail of the same name (and an 1800's-era drinking club comprised of a consort of journalists who met monthly at the Bellevue Hotel in Philadelphia), Reiner opened Clover Club on Smith Street in 2008. She had recently relocated from Manhattan to...
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