As is now tradition here at The Betsy, BLT Steak has conjured a cocktail to inspire the poet in all of us!

Literary Drink 2015: The Poetry Palliative created by David Weiss, GM of BLT Steak at The Betsy Whether channeling your inner Henry Chinanski (yes, he was a laureate of the low in that lauded film), feeling a kinship with Lowell's drunken fisherman, or simply searching for a taste of that liquor never brewed, BLT Steak at The Betsy Hotel offers another poetry month offering to inspire the wordsmith in us all. Guaranteed to beckon to your inner bard to assist in trumpeting the joys of life's riches with sonorous sounds, or to comfort the troubled troubadour with a penchant for exposing life's seamy underbelly with dolorous dronings, this drink will allow you to find the best words and place them in the best order. You make it sound so easy, Mr. Coleridge. Management at BLT simply asks that you refrain from the Haiku, as Basho was not a drinker and other than Kerouac's Book of Haikus, a proper poem in this form has not been written since 1819 by the venerable Kobayashi Issa. But alas I digress … the recipe please...
Literary Drink 2015  The Poetry Palliative created by David Weiss, GM of BLT Steak at The Betsy  Whether channeling your i...
Literary Drink 2015: The Poetry Palliative 1 oz fresh squeezed orange juice 1 oz fresh squeezed grapefruit juice 1/2 oz Silver Tree American Small Batch vodka 1/2 oz Giffard apricot brandy 1/2 oz Sailor Jerry spiced rum 1 oz Alipus San Juan del Rio mezcal Shake over ice and flame an orange peel simply because it is great fun. Toss, then garnish with a sensible slice of lemon. Expect no more. This is happiness. TM www.thebetsyhotel.com
Literary Drink 2015  The Poetry Palliative 1 oz fresh squeezed orange juice 1 oz fresh squeezed grapefruit juice 1 2 oz Si...