Dessert Cocktails

Sugar Rush

Edited by Suzanne Loudermilk Haughey. By Jess Blumberg, Suzanne Loudermilk Haughey, Jane Marion, and Martha Thomas - February 2014

Our Favorite Dessert Cocktails

Sugar Rush

Edited by Suzanne Loudermilk Haughey. By Jess Blumberg, Suzanne Loudermilk Haughey, Jane Marion, and Martha Thomas - February 2014

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Annabel Lee Tavern

601 S. Clinton St., 410-522-2929.

There is something about this Edgar Allan Poe-inspired tavern that makes us want to curl up next to the fire and sip a decadent cocktail—and they have plenty to choose from.

Editor’s choice: The Isadore with High Grounds coffee, Fireball whiskey, Baileys Irish Cream, vanilla extract, and a whipped-cream topper.

B&O American Brasserie

2 N. Charles St., 410-692-6172.

This hotel bar has been producing creatively crafted mixed drinks for several years now, and its current menu—with sparkling punch bowls and barrel-aged cocktails—is no exception.

Editor’s choice: The B&O Manhattan with Angels Envy bourbon, Port, angostura bitters, and (the kicker) maple syrup for a bit of sweetness.

Heavy Seas Alehouse

1300 Bank St, 410-522-0850.

This Little Italy brewpub uses Heavy Seas beer in its cocktails in creative ways, from Peg Leg liqueur in its Manhattan to Gold Ale in its shandy.

Editor’s choice: Root-beer float with two scoops of vanilla or chocolate ice cream in a pint glass and covered with Peg Leg Imperial Stout.

RYE

807 S. Broadway, 443-438-3296.

The cocktail bar features plenty of after-dinner cocktails, like the creamy Toro Blanco and rich Black & Tan.

Editor’s choice: Though it’s off-menu, we recommend ordering the Little King (which is served as a shot) with Crown Royal, cold-brewed coffee, and maple syrup.

The Abbey Burger Bistro

1041 Marshall St., 443-453-9698.

Besides the build-your-own burgers, what impresses us most about Abbey Burger is the list of spiked milkshakes—with flavors like Berger Cookies and PB&J.

Editor’s choice: The Incredible Hulk with pistachio ice cream, Grand Marnier, and brownie chunks.

Liqueurs & Alcohol

Baileys Irish Cream: 17% alcohol

Grand Marnier: 40% alcohol

23: Percentage more alcohol by volume in Grand Marnier versus Baileys Irish Cream.





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