Prospect Park

Rye, Aperol, Sweet vermouth, Maraschino Liqueur, Maraschino cherry, Simple syrup
1 12ozRye
1 12ozAperol
14ozMaraschino Liqueur, Luxardo
14ozSimple syrup
12ozSweet vermouth, Carpano Punt e Mes
1 Maraschino cherry (as garnish)
Stir, strain, straight up, cocktail, garnish
Apparently Eastern Standard uses 1/2 oz of a 1:1 mixture of Maraschino and simple.
Riff on a Red Hook by adding Aperol. Prospect Park, like Red Hook, is in Brooklyn, NY. Both drinks start from a Manhattan.
Cocktail summary
Created byTom Schlesinger-Guidelli, Eastern Standard, Boston, MA
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Dan's picture
Dan on 12/20/2012


Great cocktail! I enjoyed one of these last weekend at the Eastern Standard.

When I asked for the recipe, I was told they cut the Luxardo Maraschino Liquor with a 1:1 simple syrup for this cocktail. Sure enough, when I mixed this up at home according to the ratios here, I found the drink was overpowered with the Maraschino flavor!

Thoughts, anyone?

Dan's picture

I believe it. Recipe adjusted as per your info. Thanks!

bza's picture

Wow, was this really not on here before? A Boston classic!

Dan's picture

I just went to try this tonight and -- THE HUMANITY -- out of Punt e Mes. How I could let this happen, I do not know. Zach is going to strip me of my rank in the Federation of Amari Sluts.

Zachary Pearson's picture


I'll let you slide halfway... now if you ran out of Nonnino ;)

Dan's picture

If you can't spell Nonino, you aren't allowed to drink it. Go directly to J├Ągermeister; do not pass Go.

Hmm... I'm imagining a bar where you have to spell your drink in order to get served. As much as I abhor mangled English, I do not go there often. ;)

From other users

A touch sweet. Improved with 5-10 drops of Lactart. (5 stars)

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