The Art of Mixology
At Drink Art Gallery over the quality of the best international distillates,
We create homemade products with quality spirits and syrups with rare spices.
To re-create, through various mixing techniques,drink since 1900…
From 1938 in the USA Mint Julep cocktail is best known as Kentucky Derby, an horserace. Every year about
120000 mint julep cocktails are served at Churcill Downs, during the two days of Kentucky Oaks and of
Kentucky derby. For more than 18 years, the refreshing early times mint julep cocktail was designated as
the official drink of Kentucky derby.
The idea of this drink comes from Hugo Ensslin, it was born in 1916 and it was dedicated to aviation
pioneers. In fact this drink has the same colour of the sky. The story tells that it was often used as a
The legend tells that Donn Beach invented the Zombie cocktail to help a customer to dispose of a hangover
before a business meeting. Some days later the customer came back and he complained that the drink had
turned him in a zombie, in fact its smooth and fruity taste hides the drink alcoholic content. For this reason
Donn Beach limited the sale of the cocktail to no more than two drinks per person.
A very fresh drink with a bitter aftertaste. It was one of the first cocktails which was invented in the
american mixology, when customers began to ask for more elaborated drinks than usual Punch. Customers
often worked in the mines and beyond the gold panning they looked for a cold and refresching cocktail.