Low End Theory mixes New Holland Beer Barrel Bourbon, Domaine de Canton ginger liqueur, McClary Bros. Michigan Apple Pie Drinking Vinegar and fresh cinnamon. The result is a delightful autumn drink that mixes the comfort of apple pie, the warmth of bourbon and a healthy cinnamon kick.
So why the name? Marcy, like me, enjoys a good obscure pop culture reference. The apple flavor brought to mind the A Tribe Called Quest classic, “Bonita Applebum.” That seemed a little on the nose, so he went with the name of the group’s 1991 album.
At this point, I must point out that “Bonita Applebum” was not on “Low End Theory.” But it’s a much better cocktail name than the more accurate “People’s Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm.”
Bridge Street Social
4 p.m.-10 p.m. Monday- Thursday; 4 p.m.-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 4 p.m.-9 p.m. Sunday
107 S. Bridge St., DeWitt
(517) 668-1837, bridgestreetsocial.com
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