One of my all time favorite Tavern’s in OC is rolling out a new summer cocktail menu that you won’t want to miss. Hopscotch, in old town Fullerton is featuring seven crafted cocktails with Flavor Profiles Ranging From Sweet and Tart to Smokey and Savory. All drink are developed by director of Libations, James Wood.
These Summer Libations Include:
- The Peruvian- a savory cocktail featuring the flavors of Bacon and Ranch.
- Brits Lemonade- an herbaceous, tangy, and refreshing beverage.
- Blackberry Smash- a light and fruity gin-based drink.
- The Lowery- a delicious cocktail which features ripe berry flavors with a hint of dark chocolate.
- Smoke and Mirrors- a cocktail for the scotch lover.
- Hops E. Daisy- featuring complex flavors, yet an easy drinker.
- Gimme 2 Utah- an easy drinker with a hint of bitterness.
Photo Credit for all photos: Alan De Herrera
Those who enjoy sweet, fruity flavors will be drawn to the Blackberry Smash which features Right Gin, freshly-muddled blackberries, lemon juice, cinnamon syrup, and mint
Brits Lemonade is perfect for those who appreciate tangy flavors. This cocktail features Pimms, a house made rosemary lemonade, and prosecco.
Smoke and Mirrors, crafted with the Scotch drinker in mind. This drink Features Dewars Blended Scotch, Kubler Absinthe, lemon juice, vanilla syrup, and “fairy mist,”. It’s light and refreshing with strong hints of anise.
The Peruvian is a savory and tempting cocktail with a full piece of candied bacon garnish. Pisco Porton, Courvoisier, fresh squeezed lime juice, Thyme syrup, celery bitters, and bacon Ranch powder spice up this devious drink.
As with all HopScotch signature cocktails, each drink is meticulously handcrafted using premium spirits, fresh ingredients such as fruits and juices, and house-made fusions. For those who simply cannot wait to sample the new menu, HopScotch is inviting a limited number of guests to a tasting preview Wednesday, June 19 from 4:00p.m. to 7:00p.m. Each of the new drinks will be specially priced during the event. Tickets for the preview are free and may be reserved via www.hopscotchsummercocktailpreview.eventbrite.com . Each ticket admits two guests.
If you have never been to Hopscotch before you will love the feel of it. It is housed within Fullerton’s original Pacific Electric Railway Station and the parking is ample.
For more information, visit www.hopscotchtavern.com.