How to Cocktail in Brooklyn: A Carroll Gardens Walking Tour
“Here’s to alcohol, the rose colored glasses of life.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald
New York City has long been the world’s cocktail mecca. As early as the 1600s, New England colonists were drinking slings, toddies, flips, punches, and juleps, and the first definition of a ‘cock-tail’ first appears in 1806 in a New York publication called The Balance and Columbian Repository. It’s described as a “stimulating liquor” that “renders the heart stout and bold, at the same time that it fuddles the head.”
Next time you’re in the mood for some liquid stimulation, head-fuddling, or your heart needs a little reinforcement, here’s a tried and tested cocktail tour that visits four of Brooklyn’s finest bars in Carroll Gardens and is easy to do on foot.
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