Behind the Bar
Episode 1 • 03/13/2017
The Manhattan
The cocktail that shares its name with the world's most famous island has several supposed origins.
Episode 2 • 03/20/2017
The Flip
When you crack an egg in a drink, people think you're nuts. Kenneth McCoy is taking you behind the bar, talking classic cocktails from origin to innovation.
Episode 3 • 03/27/2017
The Vieux Carrè
This classic cocktail was created as a tribute to the cultural influences of New Orleans. Vieux Carre literally means “Old Square,” referring to the French Quarter.
Episode 4 • 04/03/2017
The Old Fashioned
Kenneth McCoy tells the tale of the world's reportedly oldest cocktail, then gives a taste of his own modern spin.
Episode 5 • 04/10/2017
The Martini/Martinez
Kenneth McCoy describes how subtle ingredient changes transformed a classic cocktail from a “wagon wheel” to a “sports car” of mixed spirits.
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about Behind the Bar
Kenneth McCoy, the owner of New York City's Rum House, literally grew up in the bar business. Now, McCoy goes on a one-of-a-kind tour through the history of iconic cocktails.