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510 Wagon

DREXL

Uptown

Home Base Spirits bourbon, Spirit works sloe gin, St George Bruto americano, Small hands passion fruit, Lemon Soda

Inspired by a regular of ours who named it after his favorite model of Datsun cars (and more specifically his favorite hot wheel model - of which he owns a substantial number). Slightly bitter, light and refreshing collins style cocktail made with all local ingredients

Bitches Broth

The Cat House

Grand Lake

Home Base Bourbon, Suze, Giffard Pamplemousse Liqueuer, Honey, Lime & Draft Local IPA (Ghost Town, Line 51, Fieldwork)

Homebase Spirits was founded and run by two sisters born and raised in Oakland. The IPA topper in this drink is from one of our three favorite local breweries, with whom we've been working since day one. It's a hot hot summer, every day is good for a cool Bitches Broth!

Bourbon Bash Brothers

Grand Lake Kitchen

Grand Lake

Bourbon, Fig, Lemon, Sparkling Wine

This cocktail was inspired by the way the Bash Brothers used to smash the ball out of the park and came up with a fall inspired Smash cocktail.

Rosie the Reviver

The Ruby Room

Lake Merritt

Larceny Bourbon, Dubonnet Rouge, Chambord, Lemon Juice, Orange/Rhubarb bitters, Spritz of Creyente Mezcal, Orange twist

Rosie the Riveter. Cold Drinks. Hot weather. Kentucky Whiskey. Refreshing beverages. Good ideas.

Stealing Home

Hawking Bird

Temescal

Home Base 16 month bourbon, house spiced cherry brandy liqueur, Ancho Reyes, organic egg white, fresh lemon, house persimmon bitters

The local gals who founded Oakland's own Home Base Spirits dove into the cutthroat whiskey business like the A's dove into steal home base a few years back during a crazy wild card clinching game.

The Mango Cool Down

Kincaid's

Jack London Square

Jim Beam bourbon, fresh mango puree a splash of soda water and Habanero syrup

Inspired by the beautiful sunsets we have here in Jack London Square.

The Oakland OG

Merchant's Saloon

Jack London Square

PBR, Old Grand Dad

Long-running bar established in 1916 offering drinks, billiards & pinball in a no-frills space.

Van Hattan

Cafe Van Kleef

Uptown

Top shelf bourbon, sweet vermouth, Angostura Bitters, orange bitters, tiny splash of grenadine, cherries for garnish, served on the rocks.

The Van Hattan was created by Peter Van Kleef’s never ending quest to improve on a good thing. Bourbon and sweet vermouth are combined with three types of bitters, then crowned with an impressive amount of cherries. Always a favorite drink to serve to his guests, Peter proudly served the Van Hattan with his signature wink and smile.

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