5 Things to Know About Room-Temperature Cocktails
Stop chiseling away at that block of artisanal ice and step away from the Kold-Draft machine: lukewarm drinks are the next hot trend. Room-temperature cocktails — also known as scaffa, flask drinks or hotel cocktails — leave out the ice as a way to coax out subtler flavors. Bartenders on the hunt for inspiration can see familiar ingredients through new eyes simply by skipping the ice. Ready to experiment? Read on for tips from Slowly Shirley's Jim Kearns and Tin Pan's Kevin Liu.