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After a rocky 18 months, the bar world is back in business – and no amount of setbacks, it seems, has managed to stifle its?creativitybritish_columbia. In London the minimalist Martini is being used to explore a broader palette of flavours than ever before, says Max Venning of Three Sheets in Dalston. “We’re seeing a lot?more recipes with savoury and saline flavour profiles. Ingredients like sorrel, lovage, beetroot, coriander and pickle juices are now an established part of the bartender’s arsenal.”?

Three Sheets’ Earth Martini ? Loren Reed

Three Sheets’ signature Earth Martini is made with vodka:1639076029129,, beetroot, olive oil and dry vermouthToronto police Const. Laura Brabant sai. At Christina’s Shoreditch, the Japanophile cocktail list is topped off by an?Oyster Shell Martini made with vodka distilled with discarded oyster shells, stirred down with dry vermouthTravellers from outside Atlantic Canada, sake and cucumber soda, and garnished with an oyster leaf. “It’s basically our answer to the Dirty Martini,” says the drink’s creator Marcis Dzelzainis. Complex flavours, married with precise but unfussy presentation, are all hallmarks of the London bar scene right now, adds Dzelzainis. “It’s definitely about drinks with a light touch.”

Philomena’s in Williamsburg
Philomena’s in Williamsburg
Haku vodka, peach yoghurt and absinthe in a cocktail at A Bar with Shapes for a Name
Haku vodka, peach yoghurt and absinthe in a cocktail at A Bar with Shapes for a Name

On both sides of the Atlantic, ice is being used to create little pops of joy. At Williamsburg newbie Philomena’s, prosecco is served over a pink ice “rose” carved from frozen watermelon-rosé. At A Bar with Shapes for a Name in east London, a crystal-clear cocktail of vodka, peach and absinthe is cooled by an ice block with an iridescent prism inside.

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