Fay Wray | Cocktail Party

Fay Wray

Donna in Brooklyn was one of the most creative, inventive cocktail bars the world has ever seen, spawning a generation of incredible mixologists and amazing tropical cocktails. We were heartbroken when it closed in 2020. Thankfully, some of their best creations were preserved in recipes, like this one for Matthew Belanger’s Fay Wray that we found at Punch, an online drinks magazine.

We never tire of banana liqueur – especially the Giffard Banane du Bresil called for here – but the Fay Wray keeps things interesting by adding in rich cognac and grassy rhum agricole alongside the expected aged rum.

Belanger uses a 2:1 syrup, so we’ve roughly converted it for a 1:1 syrup, but nudged it up just a bit; we found we liked it better with just a tiny bit more sweetness.



Squeeze the lime wedge into the shaker, and then toss the whole wedge in. Add the remaining ingredients, and crushed or pebble ice. Shake briefly, and pour unstrained into a short glass. Garnish with a fresh or dried banana slice and a fat sprig of mint.

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Ich war auf der Suche nach einer Cocktail Datenbank mit der ich mir zuverlässig die Drinks anzeigen lassen kann, für die ich auch die Zutaten im Hause habe. Mit Cocktail Flow klappt das leider nicht verlässlich. Dieses Programm macht das vorbildlich und vor allem listet es die Cocktails auch danach auf, wo mir noch eine, zwei usw. Zutaten fehlt. So kann ich auch immer schauen was ich mir ggf. noch kaufen sollte. Die Auswahl an Getränken ist gut, jedoch mit wenig Sirup-haltigen. Hier würd ich mir mehr Rezepte wünschen wo man die div. Fruchtsirupe einsetzen kann. Auch gibt es leider keine Möglichkeit Cocktails als Favoriten zu kennzeichnen oder das Rezept zu exportieren. Da das Programm nur in Englisch ist muss man in der Zutatenliste manchmal googlen was damit gemeint ist. Mit ein paar Rezepten mehr, Favoritenfunktion und Lokalisierung gibt es fünf Sterne.
Translation: I was looking for a cocktail database with which I can reliably display the drinks for which I also have the ingredients in the house. Unfortunately, this does not work reliably with cocktail flow. This program does the exemplary and above all it lists the cocktails also after, where I still missing one, two etc. ingredients. So I can always look what I should possibly buy. The selection of drinks is good, but with little syrup-containing. Here I would want more recipes where you can use the div. Fruit syrups. Unfortunately, there is no way to mark cocktails as favorites or to export the recipe. Since the program is only in English you have to googling in the list of ingredients sometimes what is meant by that. With a few more recipes, favorites and localization, there are five stars.
DE UlrichB, iTunes App Store