Located in Austin’s Warehouse District and outfitted with modern furnishings, this popular bar is a neighborhood staple. It’s got a laid-back atmosphere, with a rotating calendar of live music and a Monday night comedy show.
The retro drink culture is officially in vogue, from the TV show "Mad Men" to the speakeasy-style cocktail bar. Read all about the fabled and oft-debated origins of your favorite retro cocktails, including the Sidecar, Pina Colada, and Gin
Afri-Cola was registered in 1931 by F. Blumhoffer Nachfolger GmbH, a company founded in 1864 and based based in Cologne. After the Second World War, Afri-Cola became one of the most popular drinks in Germany and a symbol of the German Wirtschaftswunder. In 1952, the company launched Bluna, a lemonade similar to Fanta, which also became a hit among customers. However, in the hard competition of the 60s, Afri-Cola started to lose its influence on the German market to Coca Cola and Pepsi.
Manhattan Recipe: 2 oz rye whiskey oz sweet vermouth dashes Angostura bitters Maraschino cherry for garnish Preparation: Pour the ingredients into a mixing glass with ice cubes. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with the cherry.