Franklin Mortgage Is Celebrating 5 Years Of Pouring Hooch

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So it’s been five years since the Franklin Mortgage & Investment Co. first opened its subterranean doors and started slinging some of the strongest and most creatively-named drinks in the city. And this week, the people who have put their stamps on dozens of menus over a half-decade are coming back for special anniversary shifts behind the bar.




The festivities actually began on Sunday night, with Al Sotack and Colin Shearn coming back for one night only. But they're continuing on Tuesday and Thursday night with more mix-and-match staffing and special menus. On Tuesday, it'll be Nick "The Professor" Jarrett (who's being flown in from New Orleans) and Katy Linck (who's just coming from a few blocks away at Rouge). They were both on the opening staff at the Franklin and they'll be working from a custom drink list called "Team Tuesday Forever" with every cocktail priced at $11.

Thursday, June 19 is the official 5-year anniversary and there'll be another special menu offering 1 ingredient (shot), 2 ingredient (shot and beer), 3, 4, and 5 ingredient cocktails from 5pm 'til 2am. There'll also be sparkling wine for everyone and plenty of Old Granddad bonded whiskey.

Check out the menu for Nick and Katy's night below:

Team Tuesday Is Forever

Franklin Mortgage // June 17

They Give and they Give and they Give
All Cocktails $11

Damned-if-you-do
Amaro Montenegro, Priorat Natur Vermouth, St. Germain,
Lemon, Burlesque and Boston Bitters/ahs, Salt
Served Tall with Prosecco

Photo Finish
Buffalo Trace, Grapefruit, Honey, Angostura Bitters,
Muddled Blackberries
Served Up

Prizefighter No. 1
Fernet Branca, Carpano Antica, Lemon, Mint, Salt
Served on Crushed Ice

Birthday Pony
Pineapple-and-Sage-Infused Sombra, Angostura Bitters,
Reduction of Galliano, Orange Juice, Egg White
Served as a Fizz with Soda

Promises, Promises
Old Granddad Bonded, Creme de Peche, Demerara,
Hellfire Shrub, Celery Bitters
Served on a Rock

Death on Two Legs
Rittenhouse Rye, Campari, Amaro Montenegro, Luxardo Maraschino,
Allspice Dram, Cane Syrup
Served Up

T.T.D.G.A.F. ~ $5
A pony of High Life and a shot of our house Spiced Whiskey

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  • Dan

    Death on two legs sounds tremendous. Boulevardier with balls!