THIS COCKTAIL SPOT'S NEW MENU TAKES A CUE FROM 'MY LITTLE PONY'

Originally published in Tasting Table

Home to some of the best bars in the world, New York is an alluring city to visit if you're a cocktail enthusiast. And a large, constantly evolving piece of that culture is located in Brooklyn—where you'll find a few of the city's best bar programs. 

 Bar Director, Kevin Baird, strains this perfect Manhattan riff  into a Nick and Nora glass

Bar Director, Kevin Baird, strains this perfect Manhattan riff  into a Nick and Nora glass

 The Sunshower Raindrops cocktail, a play on the classic gin + tonic at Grand Army Bar

The Sunshower Raindrops cocktail, a play on the classic gin + tonic at Grand Army Bar

Currently, if you were to head over to Grand Army in Boerum Hill, you would find a warm, comforting neighborhood space with excellent bites and an impressive cocktail list inspired by the children's show My Little Pony. That last part may leave you a bit confused, curious and potentially nostalgic, but they're all  common reactions customers are having in response to this unique, glitter-filled and refreshingly fun menu gracing the city. 

Since the bar's opening, the team at Grand Army had their sights set on My Little Pony-themed cocktails. "We like to play to the season and also really enjoy contrasting themes, flavors and styles. . . . It seemed only fitting that after Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales, My Little Pony was in line," bar director Kevin Baird says. "All of the ponies are rather colorful, so matching names to cocktails was something of a layup."

Read the full article in Tasting Table.