Best Cocktails At: Z NYC Hotel New York

by Hilary on October 27, 2011

We’re visiting the best, trendiest hotel bars to find you the tastiest cocktails in NYC. Not only have we got the photos, we’ve got the recipes — directly from the bartenders — so you can make them at home. Grab your martini glass, you’re having a cocktail party.

This week, we’ve got Z NYC Hotel. It’s not live on Oyster yet, but we got a sneak peek at this hot new hotel with a stunning rooftop and breathtaking views of Manhattan’s skyline. Check back soon to see our review of Z NYC Hotel! Previously, we’ve bar hopped at: 60 Thompson, The Grand Hyatt, New York, XVI at Hilton Garden Inn Times Square, The Maritime, The James Hotel, Hilton New York Fashion District, and The Standard Hotel.

Drink #1: 7

7 at Z Hotel, New York

7 at Z NYC Hotel, New York

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Ron Zacapa 23
  • 1 oz fresh lime
  • 1 oz simple syrup
  • Goya Ginger beer
  • Lime wheel

To make
Fill a tall glass with ice. Pour 2 oz Ron Zacapa 23, 1 oz of fresh lime and 1 oz simple. Top with Goya Ginger beer and garnished with a lime wheel.

Drink #2: JFK

JFK At Z Hotel, New York

JFK At Z NYC Hotel, New York

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Ciroc Coconut
  • 1 oz fresh lime juice
  • 1.5 oz simple syrup
  • Lime wheel

To make
Fill mixing glass with ice and pour 2 ounces Ciroc Coconut, 1 ounce fresh lime juice and 1.5 ounces simple. Shake and strain into a martini glass. Garnished with a lime wheel.

Drink #3: Woodside

Woodside at Z Hotel, New York

Woodside at Z NYC Hotel, New York

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Makers Mark Bourbon
  • 1/2 oz Punt E Mes Vermouth
  • 1/2 oz Carpana Antica Vermouth
  • 4 dashes orange bitters

To make
Take 2 ounces Makers Mark Bourbon, 1/2 ounce Punt E Mes Vermouth, 1/2 ounce Carpana Antica Vermouth and four dashes orange bitters. Shake well and pour over ice in a rocks glass. Garnished with an orange.

Drink #4: The Express

The Express at Z Hote, New York

The Express at Z NYC Hotel, New York

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Ciroc Red Berry
  • 1 oz simple syrup
  • 1 whole strawberry
  • 4 blueberries
  • Two lemon wedges

To make
Take 1 whole strawberry, 4 blueberries and two lemon wedges. Muddle in a mixing glass, then top with ice. Pour in two ounces of Ciroc Red Berry and an ounce of simple syrup. Strain into a rox glass filled with ice. Garnish with a strawberry and enjoy.

Drink #5: Sunnyside

Sunnyside at Z NYC Hotel, New York

Sunnyside at Z NYC Hotel, New York

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Absolut Wild Tea
  • 1 oz St. Germain
  • 3 oz Fresh Lemonade
  • Lemon wedge

To make
Fill a mixing glass with ice. Pour 2 ounces Absolut Wild Tea, 1 oz St. Germain and 3 oz fresh lemonade. Shake well and pour over ice in a tall glass. Garnish with a lemon wedge.

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