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Upstairs Bar

Upstairs bar, New Jersey

Upstairs bar & dining, New Jersey

We sat down with one of the bartenders at Upstairs Bar to talk a little about Brockmans…

Describe your bar in a few words:
Classic and craft cocktails in a modern aesthetic.

What’s your signature drink:
Apple Balsamic Old Fashioned

Best thing you’ve ever overheard at the bar:
Without revealing too much…A senatorial scandal unfold

What do you think will be the next big trend in drinks?
Farm to Bottle spirits/ Farm to Bar Cocktails

The ingredients

The ingredients

If you had to have one drink before you died, what would it be?
If I know I am about to die I guess I would just reach for the closest bottle of Irish whiskey I could find!

And then the cocktail recipe…

Peyton’s Stone


  • 2 oz Brockmans Gin
  • 1 oz Fresh Blood Orange Juice
  • 1/4 oz Fresh Lime Juice
  • 1/4 oz Simple Syrup
  • 1 Egg White
  • Absinthe Rinsed Coup
  • Top with 3- 5 dashes Lavender bitters
Peyton’s Stone

Peyton’s Stone

Fancy trying this delicious creation? Head over to the bar and ask them to rustle one up for you:

Upstairs bar

608 Valley Rd, Upper Montclair, NJ 07043, United States