One of the new cocktails at Greens for their new Arts & Crafts cocktail nights. Photo courtesy of Greens.
There are all kinds of new happy hours for you to check out, starting with “The Stirring Hour” at ~1760~, which runs daily from 5pm-6pm. You can get three spiritous cocktails (that aren’t on the usual cocktail menu) for $7, like gin with Strega, dry vermouth, Cocchi Americano, and lemon bitters, and bourbon with Gran Classico, Cynar, and coffee bitters. Stirred spirit-based drinks will also be available for $6 each (think Negroni, Manhattan, martini, or Boulevardier); one light and amber beer will be on the menu for $3 a pint; as well as red, white, and sparkling wines for $7 a glass. Bites include Brussels sprouts with crispy onion and aromatic herbs ($6) and shishito peppers with Castelvetrano olives and hazelnuts ($6).
~THIRD RAIL~ in Dogpatch just launched their new happy hour, which is Mon-Fri 3pm-6pm, with $2 off all 16 of their house cocktails. There’s also The Rail Shot special for $8: 8 ounces of any tap beer; 1 ounce of either Pueblo Viejo blanco, Four Roses yellow label bourbon, Flor de Caña 7-year rum, or Fernet Branca; and a 1/2 ounce of any of the jerky Phil makes (Red Eye, Jerk, Veg, or Mighty Meat).
~ALTA CA~ has a happy hour Mon-Fri from 4pm-6pm, offering special $5 glasses of wine; choose from a white or a red.
Over at ~GREENS~, lead bartender Christian Zamora has developed an “Arts & Crafts pop-up bar” running Fri-Sun 5pm-9pm. There are cocktails like a Oaxacan margarita with mezcal, tequila, blood orange, cinnamon-cayenne salt, and lime; a Pimm’s Cup; and a rotating selection of “Arts & Crafts” cocktails, four in all. They hope to build enough momentum with the bar program to extend it to every night of the week, but for now, it’s just on the weekends.