The Barge Inn serves popular lagers and local beers brewed by Stonehenge Ales at The Old Mill in Netheravon.
Stonehenge Ales exclusively employs the finest quality malt, whole hops and Stonehenge spring water along with ever new ingredients for seasonal beers.
The combination of blended Scotch and Drambuie first appeared in 1931, but it took another generation for this rich and warming drink to become a classic. Blended Scotch, Drambuie, lemon twist.
This is reported to have been the invention of a Bourbon producer, James E. Pepper, in Kentucky in the 1880s who wanted a drink that wasn’t straight Bourbon. Dash of Angostura bitters, caster sugar, orange zest.
No one really knows where this drink was first mixed, but its popularity grew quickly, travelling from New York across the Atlantic, becoming a modern classic. Citrus vodka, lime juice, lime cordial, Cointreau, cranberry juice, orange zest.
Originally called the ‘pharmaceutical stimulant’, this was created by UK Bartender Dick Bradsell in the 1990s for an anonymous supermodel. Vodka, coffee liqueur, sugar syrup, espresso coffee, coffee beans.
This is claimed to be invented by Harry’s New York Bar in Paris in 1931, when an American soldier arrived at the bar in a motorcycle sidecar. Brandy/Cognac, lemon juice, Cointreau
Pisco is the Chilean and Peruvian national grape brandy. The traditional sour mix makes it a favourite around the world. Pisco, lemon juice, sugar syrup, egg white, dash of Angostura bitters.
The story goes that when caught by their boss early in the morning still drinking in a bar in California, the two bartenders claimed they were inventing a drink that would match the rising sun. Tequila, orange juice, grenadine, orange wedge.
One story credits Margarita Sames who at a Christmas party in 1948 entertained her guests behind the bar developing the famous drink that quickly travelled from Texas to Hollywood. Tequila, lime juice, Cointreau, salt edge.
Too many legends, stories and variations are behind this famous and classic drink. It is thought to originate from the ‘Martinez cocktail’ in the mid-1800s. Gin, dry vermouth, twist of lemon.
When Count Camillo added gin to his ‘Americano’, the popular drink in Italy in the early 1990s, he created the Negroni. Gin, Campari, Rosso vermouth, orange slice.