The Everleigh Bottling Co. is pleased to present the Signature Series - A limited-edition collection of hand-mixed cocktails by world class bartenders, using the world’s best spirits.
Attaboy has held a spot on the World's 50 Best Bars List for over nine years, and this year is the recipient of the Legend of the List award. Their accolades are countless and include awards from Tales of the Cocktail and the James Beard Foundation - certainly no small feat. As members of the Milk & Honey family, the influence Sam & Michael have had on modern classic cocktails is unparalleled.
We're thrilled and honoured to introduce the next two volumes in our Signature Series, sold here as a pair of two 500ml bottles of signature cocktails, by Sam Ross and Michael McIlroy of Attaboy in New York.
Created at New York’s acclaimed Milk & Honey in 2005, the Left Hand is a riff on the classic Manhattan cocktail, made with Angel’s Envy Bourbon, Martini Rosso Vermouth, Martini Bitter and chocolate bitters.
Melbourne-born Sam Ross was the former head bartender at Sasha Petraske’s Milk & Honey in New York City, and is co-owner of one of the most awarded bars in the world, New York’s Attaboy. Ross’ influence and reach can not be understated, as the creator of multiple modern classic cocktails, including the Penicillin and Paper Plane, he’s established the gold standard for what modern cocktail bars, and contemporary cocktails, look like.
The Left Hand is described by Ross as ‘the love child of a Negroni and a Manhattan, with chocolate bitters used to accent bitter notes and the oak in the Bourbon’. Named after Lefty Ruggerio, the Italian-American mobster made famous in Donnie Brasco, the Left Hand is a bold aperitif-style sipper.
The Signature Series Left Hand is handmade and manufactured to the most exacting standards in Melbourne. The 500ml bottle includes five perfect serves, with only 100 Signature bottles available.
Angel’s Envy Bourbon, Martini Rosso Vermouth, Martini Bitter, Chocolate Bitters
22.6% ALC / VOL 500ml / 8.9 Standard Drinks / 5 Serves
The third volume in our Signature Series is the Right Hand by world class bartender Michael McIlroy, featuring Bacardi Ocho Rum and limited to just 100 numbered bottles. Created at New York’s Milk & Honey in 2008, the Right Hand is a riff on the classic Manhattan cocktail, made with Bacardi Ocho, Martini Rosso Vermouth, Martini Bitter and chocolate bitters.
Michael McIlroy began his bartending career at the age of 16 in his hometown of Dublin, which later led him to New York cocktail institution Milk & Honey where he trained under the bar’s founder Sasha Petraske, credited with the contemporary renaissance of classic cocktails. Today, McIlroy is the co-owner of one of the most awarded bars in the world, New York’s Attaboy.
The Right Hand was created by McIlroy as a variation on the Left Hand cocktail, created by his friend, and business partner, Sam Ross. McIlroy describes the cocktail as ‘like the Boulevardier, but richer’. Using aged rum as its base spirit, it’s a simple and delicious take on a classic. And as for the name? Well, the Left Hand was taken.
The Signature Series Right Hand is handmade and manufactured to the most exacting standards in Melbourne. The 500ml bottle includes five perfect serves, with only 100 Signature bottles available.
Bacardi Ocho, Martini Rosso Vermouth, Martini Bitter, Chocolate Bitters
21.5% ALC / VOL 500ml / 8.5 Standard Drinks / 5 Serves