Bartender: Micky Valens | Bar: Hello Goodbye
The following article was researched and written by Sonu Purhar and photographed by Nicole Havers.
It’s a special year for Inside Vancouver’s annual Christmas Cocktail Crawl. This December, we commemorate half a decade of refined revelry, carefully curated cocktails… and the exquisite beauty that is drinking.
If these sentiments sound up your alley, go now and re-familiarize yourself with The Roaring ‘20s – an era that axed legalized liquor; increased liquid indulgence via speakeasies and private bars; and inspired an upsurge of curiosity towards spirits, bitters and other alcoholic delights with bartenders exploring how these elements come together in flawless harmony to create a delightfully balanced cocktail.
So – you’ve read up on the ‘20s? Good. Now don your fedoras and fascinators, strap on your suspenders and step with us back in time. We’ll show you seven ‘20s-era cocktails, each with a contemporary twist and all guaranteed to bring out your inner Gatsby. These are damn good drinks – and mighty stiff, to boot – so pace yourself and don’t get zozzled. Let’s get to it.
Christmas Cocktail Crawl V: Reviving the ‘20s