Driving across the country is probably one of the most time consuming ways to spend a vacation. That being said, if you have the opportunity to travel throughout the U.S., definitely take it; it’ll be an adventure you’ll never forget. Still, for those of you leading busy, hectic lives, there’s a simpler solution—just follow the road map to each of these American state-themed cocktails.
Kilo Bravo, a new bar located in Brooklyn, New York, has created an extensive menu featuring a boozy beverage that represents each of the 50 states. These drinks are easy to recreate at home, as each contains only a few ingredients. Here are some of our favorites:
Alaska – Moose Cocktail: bourbon, apricot brandy, angostura bitters
California – California Dream: Tequila, sweet vermouth, dry vermouth
Delaware – Blue Hen: Blueberry vodka, Chambord, blue curacao, lime juice
Michigan – The Automobile: gin, Scotch, sweet vermouth, orange bitters
North Dakota – Howlin’ Wolf: vodka, white crème de menthe, blue curacao, sprite
Oklahoma – Fringe On Top: dark rum, vodka, apple liquor
Virginia – The Copper Barley: Campari, sweet vermouth, club soda
Wondering which cocktail represents your home state? View the full list of Kilo Bravo’s Road Trip cocktail menu here!