They are sexy, classy, warm, vintage, and just a touch mysterious. Welcome to the world of the 2012 Speakeasy in New York City.
In the 1920's, Speakeasies were born throughout New York as hidden sections of a respected establishments that were used to illegally sell alcoholic beverages during Prohibition. You don't need a password to gain admittance, but it's a good idea to plan ahead if you want to hold an event at one.
Shackman Associates New York has tapped into the Speakeasy boom in New York and unlike their predecessors a century ago, today's Speakeasies are combining the world's best mixologists with top chefs, luxury, and jazz entertainment similar to what you would find in 1925.
Here are 3 liquid reasons - attendee favorites - to consider a Speakeasy event for your next meeting:
1. Sloe Gin Ginger Sling, made of Beefeater Gin, Plymoth Sloe Gin, Cherry Heering, Orchard Apricot Liqueur, Fresh Lime Juice, Ginger Extract, Cane Extract and Chilled Perrier.
2. The Green Fairy, made of Green Chartreuse, Luxardo Marschino Liquer, Raw Egg and Nutmeg.
3. The Dark & Stormy, made of Goslings Black Seal Rum, Falernum, Fresh Lime Juice, Fresh Ginger Extract, Angostura Bitters, Cane Syrup and Chilled Perrier.