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The Malt Family of Cocktails: The Four Elements of Beer

Brady Weise at the 1886 Bar 2-year anniversary

In this first of a series, malt family cocktail maestro Brady Weise discusses the four elements of beer, and how they can be used to their greatest advantage in craft cocktails. [...]

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Have Some Frosty Fun with 1886 Bar’s Winter Cocktail Menu

El Frosty cocktail at 1886

With new Bar Manager Rosie Ruiz and a new Winter Cocktail Menu, it’s a change of seasons and a changing of the guard for 1886 Bar at The Raymond. [...]

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Take a Spirited Summer Vacation at 1886

Strawberry Paleta - 1886

1886 Bar at the Raymond has launched its Summer Cocktail Menu, a collaborative effort that may be the best one yet from the creative team of bartenders. [...]

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Pop Goes the 1886 Summer Cocktail Menu

Southern Belle Whistle - 1886

As the summer of 2012 heats up, thirsty Angelenos can look forward to Thursday, July 12th, when 1886 Bar at The Raymond officially debuts its Summer Cocktail Menu. [...]

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Smoke ‘Em If You Got ‘Em: Sampling 1886 Winter Cocktails

Danny Cymbal

With wisps of lingering smoke greeting you with each sip, the warmth from the whiskey and mildly bittersweet finish, you’ll want to curl up with The Smoking Jacket and stick around 1886 for a while. [...]

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A Toast to Five Years of dineLA Restaurant Week

Mezcal Paloma

Now in its fifth year, dineLA Restaurant Week features over 300 restaurants offering specially priced three-course meals for lunch and dinner. For the first time, many restaurants are offering cocktails with their Restaurant Week menus. [...]

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A Smoking Winter Cocktail Menu at 1886

The Smoking Jacket

A cocktail that comes with a Surgeon General’s Warning is just one of the surprises waiting to be sipped from the ambitious new Winter Cocktail Menu from 1886 Bar at The Raymond. For the fifth iteration of 1886′s series of seasonal cocktail menus, the bar team is focusing on the theme of “smoke and beers.” [...]

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Twelve Fall Cocktails Debut at 1886

Big Mac Cocktail

The 1886 Bar at The Raymond in Pasadena has debuted its Fall Cocktail Menu, featuring twelve seasonally-inspired drinks, divided into Regional, Seasonal, Shaken and Stirred categories. [...]

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On the Trail of LA’s Bourbon Cocktails

Gingered Bourbon Lemonade

September is National Bourbon Heritage Month, and Angelenos can vicariously join in the festivities by enjoying Kentucky’s finest in cocktails all over town. Our round-up begins in Marina del Rey, heads east into downtown, and ends in Pasadena. [...]

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Sampling the 1886 Summer Cocktail Menu

Media Park Swizzle

Despite lingering at 1886 for several hours, I only scratched the surface of the summer cocktail menu. [...]

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