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Normaltown


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Normaltown


Welcome to The Old Pal

 

Established in 2013, The Old Pal is a neighborhood bar located in the Normaltown district of Athens, GA.  We offer a seasonal drinks menu with a focus on classic cocktails, craft beers, & Old World wines along with a well-rounded whiskey list. 

 

We were honored to receive a 2014 Historic Preservation Award for Outstanding Rehabilitation from the Athens-Clarke County Heritage Foundation and ZAGAT Atlanta recently named The Old Pal one of "10 New Reasons to Drive to Athens."

 

Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for updates on daily specials & upcoming events or get in touch with us at 706-850-4340 to book your private party at The Old Pal.  We look forward to hosting your next get together & hope to see you soon!

 

Cheers.

 

The Old Pal




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Classic Cocktails


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Classic Cocktails


winter 2014-15

 

snowbird

1.5 oz Tito's vodka, .5 oz Giffard Creme de Cassis liqueur, .5 oz fresh lemon juice, Arche Trebbiano.
Shake, rocks, top with trebbiano, rosemary.

7.

 

 

cardinal sin

1 oz Fords gin, .75 oz cranberry syrup, .5 oz fresh lime juice, 3 d. Buster's Orange bitters, Herbsaint mist, Charmeroy brut.
Shake, up, top with brut.

8.

 

 

hey porter

2 oz Cathead Pecan vodka, 3 d. Fee Bros. Whiskey Barrel Aged bitters, Bell's Porter.
Build in glass, orange peel.

7.

 

 

gran torino

1.5 oz Amaro Montenegro, 1 oz 1000 Faces Cold Brew Concentrate, 1 oz Cocchi di Torino, .25 oz Luxardo Maraschino, 3 d. Buster's Orange bitters.
Stir, up, orange peel.

9.

 

 

the giving tree

(courtesy of Sable Kitchen + Bar, Chicago IL)

1 oz Old Overholt rye whiskey, 1 oz Santa Julia Cabernet Sauvignon, 1 oz Drambuie, 2 d. Angostura bitters.
Stir, up.

7.

 

 

pecan old fashioned

2 oz Johnny Drum Private Stock bourbon, .5 oz GA pecan syrup, 3 d. Angostura bitters.

Stir, rocks, orange peel, brandied cherries.

9.

 

 

shore leave

1.5 oz Krogstad aquavit, .5 oz John D. Taylor's velvet falernum, .25 oz fresh lemon juice, hot water.

Build in glass, top with hot water, star anise.

6.

 

 

monkey wrench

2 oz Great King Street Artist's Blend scotch, .75 oz Giffard Banana liqueur, 2 d. Fernet Branca.
Stir, up, lemon peel.

8.

 

 

smoke & Mirrors

1 oz Los Nahuales mezcal, 1 oz Purkhart pear brandy, .5 oz honey syrup, .25 oz fresh lemon juice, 3 d. Buster's Chocolate bitters.
Shake, rocks, lemon wheel, salt.

9.

 

 

frosted orange #2

.5 oz Blackwell rum, .5 oz half & half, .25 oz Pierre Ferrand dry curacao, .25 oz Combier liqueur d'orange, .25 oz rich syrup, whole egg.
Shake, up, orange zest.

8.