We’re on location at Bar PM in South City St Louis with one of the owners, James Pence. He shakes up and stirs up a couple of bar classics for Matt: a lime margarita and a Manhattan.
Matt makes a requested cocktail: the Nancy Drew (or “for men it’s called the Hardy Boy”). It was mentioned in an early episode of “30 Rock” and made with just white rum, diet ginger ale, and lime juice. And it’s a low-cal cocktail!
Flavored rims are an excellent, delicious, and visually interesting way to elevate your cocktails. Matt shows you a few different options including salt, sugar, and citrus.
Matt teaches Jesse how to properly make Tequila Sunrise Jello shots.
It’s the bewitching hour and Matt has dusted off his wand to prepare a devilishly complex and magical concoction.
Featured in David Fincher’s Zodiac (2007), the Aqua Velva is a bright and tasty cocktail is easy to make and very easy to drink.
Matt shows us some great liqueurs that taste great in your morning (or evening) coffee.
Frequent cameraman and Californian Joey joins Matt behind the bar to make Streetcars, or so he thinks. They’re actually making Sidecars but ultimately make both for this double cocktail, double host episode.
Simple syrup is one of the most useful ingredients you can have in your bar or kitchen and it’s so easy to make it for yourself. Matt shows you how to infuse mint in your homemade simple syrup- perfect for coffee, tea, and cocktails!
Matt revisits his very first Cocktail Moment with two variations on the classic Manhattan. Watch to the end for outtakes!