Brandon Wise, bar manager of Portland Penny Diner.
Spoon Drinks and innovative cocktails
(Continued from page 1) Going “gangbusters” at the diner, Wise said, are Spoon Drinks, which are build-your-own Old Fashioneds. Guests choose a base spirit, like rye whiskey or rum, which is served on the rocks with a demitasse spoon in the glass. Alongside is a tray of two dozen flavorings in eyedropper bottles that they can stir in, everything from cardamom-lime bitters to vanilla tincture. The potential flavor combinations are myriad. “This is a way to put the ...
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