Made in Austin, Part Two...

Next on our “Made in Austin” tour was East Side Showroom to meet up with Julianna Fry, Executive Bar Manager.

East Side Showroom Executive Bar Manager, Julianna Fry

East Side Showroom Executive Bar Manager, Julianna Fry

She came up with a great cocktail for our feature, called “Due Diligence”, comprised entirely of local ingredients. Hover over the cocktail photo for the list! 

- 1.5 oz Swift Single Malt Texas Whiskey from Swift Distillery - 0.5 oz Paula’s Texas Lemon from Paula’s Texas Spirits - 2 tsp. Dai Due Rib Rub from Dai Due - 1 Basil leaf from Johnson’s Backyard Garden - 2 dashes of East Side Showroom house bitters

- 1.5 oz Swift Single Malt Texas Whiskey from Swift Distillery

- 0.5 oz Paula’s Texas Lemon from Paula’s Texas Spirits

- 2 tsp. Dai Due Rib Rub from Dai Due

- 1 Basil leaf from Johnson’s Backyard Garden

- 2 dashes of East Side Showroom house bitters

Click on over to the magazine tearsheet to see all the steps for the recipe. 

Ducking into the bar on a hot Summer afternoon was a nice way to cool down for a little while Julianna made us some very photogenic sample cocktails. This image of Julianna at the iconic East Side Showroom bar is one of my favorite outtakes from shooting this feature. 

Coming down the pipe tomorrow -- our trip to Windmill Bicycles!