Best Hotel Cocktails At: 60 Thompson

by Hilary on October 11, 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 60 Thompson. Previously, we’ve bar hopped at: 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: Kumquat Margarita

Kumquat Margarita. 60 Thompson

Kumquat Margarita. 60 Thompson

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Anejo Tequila
  • 0.5 oz orange juice
  • 0.5 oz lime mix
  • 1 teaspoon raw sugar
  • 6 mint leaves
  • 4 kumquats

To make
Combine 1 teaspoon of raw sugar, 6 mint leaves, 4 kumquats and muddle well in a mixing glass. Add 2oz of anejo tequila, .5 oz orange juice, .5 oz lime mix, add ice and shake well. Pour into a wine glass or tumbler. Splash of club soda.

Drink #2: Passionfruit Margarita

Passionfruit Margarita, 60 Thompson

Passionfruit Margarita, 60 Thompson

Ingredients:

  • 2.5 oz white tequila
  • 1 oz lime juice
  • 1 oz triple sec
  • 1 oz passion fruit puree

To make
Combine 2.5 oz of white tequila, 1 oz lime juice, 1 oz triple sec and 1 oz of passion fruit puree in a mixing glass. Shake well. Pour with a strainer over fresh ice. Serve in a wine glass or tumbler.

Drink #3: Mojito

Mojito, 60 Thompson

Mojito, 60 Thompson

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons chopped lime
  • 2 teaspoons sugar in the raw
  • 8 mint leaves
  • 2 oz Pyrat rum
  • 2 oz fresh lime juice

To make
Combine 2 tablespoons of chopped lime, 2 teaspoons of sugar in the raw, 8 mint leaves in a mixing glass and muddle. Then add 2oz. of Pyrat rum and 2oz of fresh lime juice. Shake well. Serve in a highball with a splash of club soda.

Drink #4: Mango Martini

Mango Martini, Oyster.com

Mango Martini, Oyster.com

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. Absolut mango
  • 2.5 oz mango puree
  • 1/2 lime

To make
Combine 2 oz. of Absolut mango, 2.5 oz mango puree, squeeze 1/2 lime, add ice, shake well. Strain into a martini glass and serve.

Drink #5: Lemongrass Lychee

Lemongrass Lychee

Lemongrass Lychee

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz premium vodka
  • 2 oz lychee puree
  • 1 oz lemongrass puree
  • 1 tablespoon raw sugar
  • 1 tablespoon chopped limes

To make
Combine 1 tablespoon of raw sugar, 1 tablespoon of chopped limes and muddle well. Add 2oz of premium vodka, 3oz lychee puree and 1 oz of lemongrass puree. Add ice and shake well. Pour into a highball glass.

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