Derek’s Bijou Cocktail

A daring Gin-based concoction from a Manayunk staple.


This barrel-aged cocktail begins with a stiff base of Edinburgh Gin, followed by heavy-handed pours of herb-packed Yellow Chartreuse and Carpano Antica vermouth, plus dashes of orange bitters. Month-long aging in a one-liter oak barrel softens sharp edges and ultimately changes the game for gin lovers. Dare we say its vanilla-and-caramel notes are as bold as bourbon’s?

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$12. 4411 Main St., Manayunk, (215) 483-9400,  

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