Classic Cinema Movie Night (And Themed Cocktails) At Franklin Mortgage This Sunday


In December, they did Top Gun–a classic of American cinema–with excellent themed cocktails based on the movie. And now, the crew from Franklin Mortgage is going back to the well once again for a Sunday Movie Night event featuring the completely insane Cage/Travolta masterpiece Face/Off. There’s gonna be cool drinks for just $11 a pop, pizza from the guys at Pitruco, Mike Treffehn and Catherine Manning behind the stick, and all the madness that comes of anything involving Nicolas Cage.

So, Sunday night, January 26. Make your plans now. And check out the cocktail menu below to get you in the mood.


All cocktails $11

I Am Sean Archer
Old Overholt Rye, Noilly Pratt Vermouth, Cinnamon syrup, lemon and pineapple juices. Served on crushed ice

I Am Castor Troy
Lemonhart 151 Rum, Cardamaro, Fernet Branca, Swedish Punsch. Served tall with soda

I Could Eat a Peach For Hours
Old Granddad Bonded Bourbon, Dolin Blanc Vermouth, Creme de Peche, honey, lime juice, angostura bitters. Served up

Golden Pistols

A cocktail served in two parts
Sombra Mezcal, Pineau de Charentes, Pierre Ferrand Dry Curacao

Plymouth Gin, Campari, Cane syrup, Lime juice

Doves At a Firefight
Byrrh, Black Grouse Scotch, Poire William eau de vie, Peychaud’s bitters, long hot tincture
Served up

Face Palm
A shot and a beer

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  • Jeff

    What time does it start at? Are reservations needed?

    • Aaron Siak

      5pm – 2am. Pitruco starts service at 9. We don’t take reservations. Cheers!

  • Nat

    I love a good movie night but can’t imagine it is worth it to a bar to have an event like this with some movie rights being pretty expensive. This is older and therefore cheaper, I am sure. But a lot of places in the city do these now and wonder if it really brings in enough business to cover the cost of rights….

    • Aaron Siak

      Nat, we are not actually showing the movie; the special menu for the evening is inspired by the movie. Hope to see you on Sunday. Please introduce yourself. Take care.

      • Julie

        Wow, you guys should rethink how you phrase this and what you call the night. I also totally thought you were showing the movie (even after I read the email twice trying to figure out how that would even work). “Sunday Movie Night” suggests there will actually BE a movie.

        • Aaron Siak

          Hi Julie. We will rethink fun, and think about obstacles going forward. I apologize for our lack of foresight. Text me directly with questions. 773-983-1359. Aaron.