"Tremendous Cocktails"

-The Infatuation

 

Meet Alex

Alex is a bartender with 10 years of experience crafting the finest cocktails with the freshest ingredients. He grew up making the classics in his family's legendary Greek restaurant in Minnesota. After moving to LA, he  the staff at Rivera Restaurant, where contributed to the bar's 3 James Beard nominations. His bar program at Good Housekeeping was awarded LA Weekly's Best New Cocktail Bar. Alex is currently living and working in Chicago with his fiancée and corgi. 

 
 

Private

Classes

An initmate night in with your friends learning to make the best drinks in town.

Bar

Consulting

Revitalize your cocktail menu and train your staff to be the best in town.

Guest

Bartender

Energize your bar for one night with Alex Barbatsis helming your wells.

Los Angeles Sour

An invigorating take on
a classic drink

1.5 oz Bourbon

0.5 oz Peach Liqueur

0.75 oz Lemon

0.5 oz Simple syrup

1 dash Habanero Bitters

1 Egg White

0.25 oz Blanc Vermouth (to float)

 

In a shaking tin, add all the ingredients but Blanc Vermouth and shake without ice (dry shake) Add ice, seal the shaker and shake vigorously. Fine strain (double strain) into a chilled rocks glass (no ice in glass).

Float Blanc Vermouth on top of drink and enjoy. 

 
 

"Good Housekeeping is the work of bar director Alex Barbatsis and an A-team of mixologists who keep the specialty cocktail menu regularly updated with deliciously original concoctions and riffs on old classics. "

-LA Weekly, Best Of issue, 2017

"...One of the best negronis in the city: Tears Dry on Their Own, a mezcal negroni that Barbatsis calls his 'desert island cocktail'."

-Time Out

"A strong cocktail program." 

-The New York Times

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