Dinner is over, you and your date are now wandering the Village to prolong the night. You both agree that another Negroni sounds nice, but rather not deal with the drunk madness on MacDougal. Instead, head to Analogue for a night of pleasurable cocktails and jazz on vinyls.
Just steps away from Washington Square Park, the urbane cocktail and whiskey bar offers a charming environment (especially for couples) to enjoy great conversation over sophisticated cocktails and warm candlelight. Get cozy on a leather communal banquette, or show off your date at The Rail where tall barstools are lined along a front counter in the picture window. Be entertained by “life” on West 8th, or the upbeat jazz tunes playing from the 1960s tube-amplified record player in The Record Room. Finally, sip a few outstanding cocktails with your S/O.
Analogue’s bartenders, Zack Berger (Jacob’s Pickles) and E. Carter Wilsford present a remarkable cocktail menu for the fall season including rum-based Marshall and barrel-aged Negroni 23. Classic concoctions like signature Analogue and West Eighth remain from the previous menu as they became such staples of the bar.
New fall infusions are “as varied as the colors of falling leaves” with names drawing inspiration from art and literature such as, Guernica, named for the iconic Pablo Picasso painting depicting the violence of war – hence the fiery spices added to the mix. Analogue proudly offers an extensive whiskey collection too, featuring over 150 bottles from United States, Japan, Scotland and more.
For the late-night nibblers, food menu items include deviled eggs topped with bacon, spicy or regular (but that’s boring) beef jerky and warm, soft pretzels served with beer cheese, smoked bacon jam and honey butter. So please, order up (again…since he’s paying).
Analogue’s Fall Cocktails (and some classics, too)
The “namesake cocktail” – Dark spiced Havana Club Anejo Rum, Four Roses Bourbon, Domain de Canton Ginger Liqueur, St. Elizabeth Allspice Dram (a rum-based liqueur), Velvet Falernum Syrup and Angostura Bitters; Presented with lemon peel and proudly served year-round
R & R
A new addition to the menu – Rittenhouse Rye Whiskey, Italian Ramazzotti Liqueur, Apricot Liqueur, Reagan’s Bitters and Salt; no garnish necessary
Breakfast of Champions
Cutty Sark Prohibition Scotch, Fino Sherry, Giffard Banana Liqueur, Vanilla Syrup and Walnut Bitters
Thy Neighbor’s Wife
A “daiquiri spin-off” with sweet Velvet Falernum Syrup and French Chartreuse Liqueur imparting floral notes; Lime peel as garnish
Diplomatico Reserva Rum, Cinnamon Demerara Syrup, Hellfire Shrub, Mole Bitters and Sherry Vinegar; Topped with fried bacon. Between the cinnamon and bacon, your senses won’t know what hit you first.
Altos Tequila, Vida Mezcal, Lime, Vanilla Syrup and housemade Black and Green Peppercorn Rum Tincture; Dusted with cayenne
A “nutty sensation” with Remy Martin 1738 Cognac, Nux Alpina Walnut Liqueur, Housemade Toasted Hazelnut Orgeat, Lemon, Egg White and Whiskey Barrel Aged Bitters
Black Bottle Scotch, Dry Vermouth, Pear Liqueur, Rosemary Maple Syrup, Lemon and Bitters; Sprinkled with nutmeg
And lastly, two new barrel aged cocktails for the season:
Ford’s Gin, Dolin Sweet Vermouth and Campari
Aged for 18 days in a new charred oak barrel, hence the prolonged bitter sting
Ford’s Gin, Carpano Antica Sweet Vermouth and Campari
Aged 23 days in a used old Manhattan barrel resulting in the longer, smoother finish
Check Analogue’s weekly calendar of live performances at www.analoguenyc.com.
19 West 8th St., 212-432-0200, www.analoguenyc.com
Twitter & Instagram: @analoguenyc
Sunday – Thursday: 5:00 PM – 12:30 AM
Friday – Saturday: 5:00 PM – 2:30 AM
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