Skittles Shots? Try Them at Tap 42

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Nicole Danna
The most popular drink so far: the Blazin' Cucumber -- named after co-owner Blaise McMackin -- which combines a house-made basil simple syrup, fresh-squeezed lime juice and fresh muddled cucumber with Nolet's gin. The result is a sweet, tangy-tart libation that is as close to a refreshing summer cooler as I've come across. Served in an oversized snifter, it's garnished with a sliver of cucumber and giant lime wheel, an intense neon green hue the result of a potent housemade basil syrup. It's almost too pretty to drink. Almost.

Beer cocktails, a popular and growing trend, are also on the menu at Tap 42. The emphasis here is on craft beer cocktails, each a collaborative effort between Tap 42's creative director and beer expert, Lauren Bowen, and Nast. Using high-quality spirits, fresh ingredients, and offbeat flavor combinations, Nast and Bowen's quintessential craft beer cocktail is their "Drafted Old Fashioned." A blend of Magic Hat #9, R(1) rye whiskey, bitters and -- what has perhaps never been done before Tap 42 -- an extra hit of hops from Nast's own creation: house-infused beer simple syrup. It's served "up" with a single ice "ball" -- a giant sphere of ice that keeps your drink cold without turning it into a watered-down travesty.

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1411 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL

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Floribrew
Floribrew

@Tap42Bar Thought about coming up tonight but decided we should wait for better weather.

Tap42Bar
Tap42Bar

@Floribrew hear that.....we still like you.....

Floribrew
Floribrew

@Tap42Bar Sometime in the next couple of weeks I'll be Dm'ing you about getting a table reserved :)

tvmediagurugirl
tvmediagurugirl

@Tap42Bar @cleanplatebpb I prefer white gummy beat shots

JohnnyOMGBeer
JohnnyOMGBeer

@soflonicole I'm not sure about the skittle shot but my show @OMGBeer omg was there. Good selection and nice place.

MiamiMaltBomb
MiamiMaltBomb

@soflonicole @cleanplatebpb I'll pass on the Skittles but would love to try the other cocktails.Don't need to be old to mix great cocktails!

soflonicole
soflonicole

@MiamiMaltBomb I agree, that girl's got talent. Cheers!

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