Von’s Favorite Cocktails & Drinks
1. The Savor Spear® Sinatra
“A big rock, two fingers and a splash.” A thoughtfully crafted blend of straight bourbons. Each bottle has our proprietary Savor Spear™, imparting balanced character, nuanced sweetness and geniality. The Savor Spear® Sinatra stands as a testament to the intricate art of drink-making, encapsulating both history and innovation. Its name is evocative of old-school charm, reminiscent of the classic style of Frank Sinatra, who famously liked his drink with “a big rock, two fingers and a splash.” This bourbon blend is not just a simple concoction but a symphony of straight bourbons, each contributing its distinct notes to create a harmonious flavor profile. What truly sets it apart is the proprietary Savor Spear™ housed within each bottle. This ingenious addition not only celebrates the spirit of modern mixology but also ensures that every pour is infused with balanced character, a touch of nuanced sweetness, and the kind of warmth and geniality that makes each sip a memorable experience.
2. Paper Plane
A balance of Bar Boss Bourbon™, Amaro Nonino Quintessentia, Aperol and lemon. The Paper Plane cocktail represents a harmonious blend of boldness and subtlety, a symphony of flavors that tantalize the senses. At its heart is the Bar Boss Bourbon™, a robust spirit that lends depth and character to the drink. This powerful base is expertly complemented by Amaro Nonino Quintessentia, introducing a sophisticated touch of herbal bitterness. The inclusion of Aperol brings a radiant, citrusy sweetness, creating a delightful contrast, while a splash of fresh lemon juice adds a zesty brightness, lifting the drink and ensuring it remains refreshingly balanced. Together, these ingredients dance in the glass, presenting a cocktail that is as visually appealing as it is delectable. The Paper Plane is not just a drink; it’s an experience, a journey of flavors that transports you with each sip.
3. Skinny Bitch
Bar Boss™ Vodka mingled with cranberry, fresh grapefruit, spun sugar melted tableside and illuminated by magic ice. The Skinny Bitch cocktail is a mesmerizing fusion of flavors and theatrics. Central to this libation is the Bar Boss™ Vodka, known for its pristine clarity and smooth finish, which sets the foundation for this delightful concoction. Then, the tang of cranberry seamlessly merges with the zest of fresh grapefruit, offering a burst of citrusy brightness. But the true pièce de résistance is the spun sugar, which is meticulously melted tableside, providing not just a hint of sweetness but also a touch of drama to the drinking experience. This ethereal sugar spectacle is further enhanced by the glow of magic ice, illuminating the drink and casting a luminescent hue. The Skinny Bitch is not merely a cocktail; it’s a performance in a glass, where each ingredient plays its role to perfection, delivering both taste and visual wonder in every sip.
4. Harvest Apple Mule
Bar Boss™ Vodka, Apfel, fresh lemon, Bedford’s ginger beer. Crafted with precision, the Harvest Apple Mule cocktail combines the smooth and refined Bar Boss™ Vodka with the crisp essence of Apfel, fresh lemon juice, and the invigorating zest of Bedford’s ginger beer. The result is a harmonious blend of flavors that dances on your palate, offering a refreshing, autumn-inspired twist on the classic Moscow Mule. Sip and savor the season with the Harvest Apple Mule – a taste of fall in every sip.
5. Huckleberry Bramble
Housemade huckleberry Crème de Mure, Bar Boss™ Gin, fresh lemon. The Huckleberry Bramble is an enticing blend that captures the essence of lush forests and wild berries. At its heart is the housemade huckleberry Crème de Mure, a luscious liqueur that boasts the deep, rich flavors of wild huckleberries, transporting drinkers to serene woodland glades with every taste. Complementing this wild berry sweetness is the refined Bar Boss™ Gin, known for its botanical notes and crisp finish. This gin introduces an elegant complexity, intertwining with the huckleberry notes in a dance of depth and clarity. Lastly, a squeeze of fresh lemon breathes life into the cocktail, adding a zesty brightness that cuts through the sweetness and ensures the drink remains refreshingly balanced. The Huckleberry Bramble is more than a cocktail; it’s a sensory journey, painting a vivid picture of nature’s beauty with its delightful flavors.
6. Lavender Seas
Crisp & Herbaceous; Bar Boss™ Gin, lemon, orgeat and lavender bitters. Lavender Seas is a poetic potion, embodying both the crispness of a seaside morning and the aromatic allure of a blooming herb garden. The Bar Boss™ Gin serves as the cocktail’s backbone, renowned for its botanical intricacies, and brings with it a crisp and herbaceous character. The freshness of squeezed lemon harmoniously intertwines with this, imparting a zesty vibrancy that’s reminiscent of oceanic breezes. Orgeat, with its subtle almond sweetness, adds a comforting, velvety depth, reminiscent of distant shores and sandy beaches. The crowning touch, however, comes from the lavender bitters. With just a few drops, the drink is transformed, taking on floral undertones that evoke images of lavender fields swaying under a summer sun. Lavender Seas isn’t just a drink—it’s an evocative journey, capturing the very essence of nature’s tranquil beauty in a glass.
7. Classic Island Mai Tai
Light and dark rums featuring Brovo’s Orange Curaçao and Amaretto topped with pineapple foam. The Classic Island Mai Tai is a time-honored ode to tropical paradises and sun-kissed shores. This cocktail is a beautiful tapestry of flavors, anchored by a harmonious blend of light and dark rums that impart a rich depth and warmth. These rums pave the way for Brovo’s Orange Curaçao, adding a layer of citrusy sweetness that tantalizes the taste buds. This citrusy allure is gracefully complemented by the almond-rich notes of Amaretto, bringing forth a comforting undertone that intertwines seamlessly with the rums. The pièce de résistance, however, is the delicate crown of pineapple foam. This airy, fragrant topping not only adds a tangy zest but also evokes the essence of the tropics, making every sip feel like a gentle embrace from a balmy island breeze. The Classic Island Mai Tai is more than just a drink—it’s an escape, whisking you away to sandy beaches and azure waters with every sip.
8. White Peach Bellini
Celebrating 75 years of this classic drink. White peach, orgeat, sparkling wine, orange sugared rim. The White Peach Bellini is a sparkling celebration, marking 75 years of a drink that has graced countless brunches, toasts, and special moments. This incarnation boasts the lusciousness of white peach, whose delicate sweetness is a nod to the origins of this beloved cocktail. The inclusion of orgeat introduces a subtle, almondy depth, adding a contemporary twist to the classic recipe while enhancing the peach’s natural flavors. The effervescence of sparkling wine elevates the concoction, lending it both vivacity and elegance. But what truly sets this Bellini apart is the orange-sugared rim—a playful, citrusy touch that not only adds a hint of zest but also makes every sip a delightful blend of sweetness and sparkle. The White Peach Bellini is not just a tribute to its storied past; it’s a testament to the timeless appeal of simplicity, flavor, and celebration.
9. Smoky Paloma Punk
Mezcal, BroVo Tacoma Punk liqueur, fresh grapefruit, Tajin rim, spiraled lime. The Smoky Paloma Punk is a bold, avant-garde twist on the traditional Paloma, serving as a bridge between heritage and modern flair. Mezcal takes the center stage, its smoky undertones setting a mysterious and captivating base for this rebellious cocktail. This enigmatic smokiness is met by the edgy notes of BroVo Tacoma Punk liqueur, bringing a punk-infused vibrancy that challenges and complements the Mezcal in equal measure. The fresh grapefruit adds a burst of citrusy brightness, acting as the mediator between these two powerful flavors, offering balance and zest. The Tajin rim, with its spicy, tangy profile, adds an unexpected kick, turning each sip into a thrilling rollercoaster for the taste buds. The cocktail is finished with a spiraled lime, a nod to tradition amidst the audaciousness, offering a visual and flavorful flourish. The Smoky Paloma Punk is more than just a drink; it’s a statement, a declaration of fearless creativity and flavor experimentation.
10. Cloud Breaker Spritz
Tropically inspired mocktail containing a mixture of citrus, passionfruit, and ginger beer. Try it with Bar Boss™ Gin and Aperol if you’d like the cocktail experience. The Cloud Breaker Spritz is a refreshing beacon of tropical bliss, tailored for those who seek a spirited experience without the spirit. Drawing inspiration from sun-soaked island getaways, this mocktail takes you on a voyage through lush flavors. A vibrant concoction of citrus sets the bright and zesty foundation, acting as a sunshine-filled greeting. This is swiftly followed by the exotic allure of passionfruit, which weaves its rich, tangy sweetness throughout the drink, akin to an island melody. The finale is the ginger beer, adding a spicy effervescence that lifts the tropical flavors, making the drink dance on the palate. For those who fancy venturing into more intoxicating waters, the Bar Boss™ Gin and Aperol modification introduces a sophisticated depth and slight bitterness, transforming the Cloud Breaker Spritz from a tropical retreat to a refined coastal soirée. Whether you’re looking for a refreshing mocktail or a spirited cocktail, the Cloud Breaker Spritz delivers a slice of paradise in every sip.
11. Our Scratch Manhattan or Martini
Yes, after 25 years Sharps still offers the original cocktail bargain. Manhattan, Vodka or Gin Martini. For the discriminating imbiber. No returns. The Scratch Manhattan or Martini at Sharps is a nod to the timeless art of cocktail craftsmanship. A quarter of a century might have passed, but Sharps remains steadfast in its commitment to delivering the original cocktail experience that has stood the test of time. Whether you prefer the deep, sophisticated notes of the Manhattan or the clear, crisp elegance of a Vodka or Gin Martini, Sharps ensures that each drink is meticulously crafted to perfection. These aren’t just beverages; they are a testament to a 25-year-old tradition, embodying the very essence of classic mixology. Intended for the discerning drinker who truly appreciates the nuances of a well-made cocktail, Sharps presents these drinks with a clear message: this is the epitome of cocktail artistry, and as such, they stand by their creations with a firm “no returns” policy. Here, every sip is a journey through time, celebrating both history and unparalleled quality.