Crafting Cocktails: Ryan Lotz’s Manhattan

Ryan makes a classic Manhattan to demonstrate a stirred drink. He keeps this one pretty standard, because why mess...

Crafting Cocktails: Ryan Lotz’s Civetta Magra

A margarita variation, the name is Italian for the "Skinny Owl." “It’s a bit of an inside joke...another bartender...

Crafting Cocktails: Ryan Lotz’s Ramos Gin Fizz

Notoriously a timely drink to make, Ryan explains that New York's Don Lee, who was a bartender at PDT,...

Crafting Cocktails: Ryan Lotz’s Bene and the Jets

This is a variation on a classic tiki cocktail called a Jet Pilot. "These are complex and really tough...

Crafting Cocktails: Ryan Lotz’s House Old Fashioned

Old Fashioned cocktails are typically made with whiskey or brandy. No. 9 Park’s Old Fashioned uses the cognac variety...

Crafting Cocktails: Ryan Lotz’s Daiquiri

"You talk to any chef and they'll say 'make an omelette,' You talk to any bartender and they'll say...

Spotlight on Paulo Pereira, Beverage Director at Brass Union

Somerville’s Brass Union has all the elements of a classic neighborhood restaurant—game nights, live music, classic fare that includes everything...

Spotlight on Ryan Lotz, Bar Manager at No. 9 Park

As the first in Barbara Lynch’s empire of Boston restaurants, as well as one of BevSpot’s earliest clients, No....