Allen Katz

Allen Katz is the Director of Mixology & Spirits Education for Southern Wine & Sprits of New York. He is also the co-founder of the New York Distilling Company in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, where he produces Perry’s Tot – Navy Strength Gin & Dorothy Parker – American Gin…and forthcoming rye whiskey.

In addition to presenting food and beverage seminars for public and private groups, Allen has worked as a business consultant and in cocktail development for some of the most recognized brands in the beverage industry. He has been a featured sommelier at wine festivals in Naples, Florida and Sun Valley, Idaho in recent years and is a lecturer on spirits and mixology for the Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET) in New York City as well as for the Food Studies Program at New York University.
 
Allen is a frequent presenter at trade shows and industry events.  He is a regular speaker at Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans, the New York Wine & Food Festival, the Manhattan Cocktail Classic and NASFT’s Fancy Food Show in San Francisco, Chicago and New York and The National Restaurant Association’s annual convention in Chicago on topics of regional food and beverage heritage in America.
 
Allen serves on the Board of Directors of the New Orleans Culinary and Cultural Preservation Society, the host of Tales of the Cocktail, and on the Advisory Board of the Manhattan Cocktail Classic. He is also on the Advisory Board of Liquor.com. He is Chairman Emeritus (ex officio) of the Board of Directors for Slow Food U.S.A.
 

 



Allen Katz

Director of Mixology &
Spirits Education

Southern Wine & Spirits of New York
589 Eighth Avenue, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10018

(212) 329-6266

akatz@southernwine.com



 

MANHATTAN by Allen Katz

  • 2 1/2 oz 100 rye whiskey
  • 1 oz vermouth
  • 2 dashes bitters

Stir ingredients over ice until exceedingly well-chilled and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with an orange twist.


 

MARTINI by Allen Katz

  • 2 1/2 oz gin
  • 3/4 oz vermouth

Stir ingredients until exceedingly well-chilled and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a lemon twist.


 

NEGRONI by Allen Katz

  • 1 3/4 oz vermouth
  • 1 1/2 oz gin
  • 1 oz Campari

Build ingredients in an old-fashioned glass filled with ice and garnish with an orange twist.


 

WHITE LADY by Allen Katz

  • 2 oz gin
  • 3/4 oz triple sec
  • 3/4 oz fresh lemon juice
  • 1 egg white

Shake ingredients vigorously over ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
Garnish with a lemon twist.


 

PISTACHIO OLD-FASHIONED by Allen Katz

  • 2 oz tequila
  • 1/4 oz pistachio liqueur
  • 1/4 oz light agave nectar
  • 2 dashes orange bitters

Stir ingredients over ice and strain into an old-fashioned glass.
Garnish with an orange twist.


 

DAIQUIRI by Allen Katz

  • 2 oz rum
  • 1/2 oz fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 oz simple syrup

Shake ingredients over ice and strain into an old-fashioned glass filled with ice.
Garnish with a lime wheel.


 

THE OLD VIRGIN by Allen Katz

  • 8 fresh mint leaves
  • 3/4 oz fresh lime juice
  • 1 oz simple syrup
  • 1 1/2 oz rum
  • 2 dashes bitters
  • chilled champagne

In a mixing glass, muddle the mint with lime juice and simple syrup. Add rum and bitters and shake vigorously over ice. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and top with champagne.


 

THE GOLDEN DAWN by Allen Katz

  • 3/4 oz apple brandy
  • 3/4 oz gin
  • 3/4 oz triple sec
  • 3/4 oz apricot brandy
  • 3/4 oz fresh orange juice

Shake ingredients vigorously over ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a maraschino cherry.


 

THE ROSE by Allen Katz

  • 1 oz Kirschwasser
  • 2 oz dry vermouth
  • 1 tsp natural raspberry syrup

Shake ingredients over ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.



 

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