Clover Club Melina Hammer
stay for the cocktails
WRITTEN BY ISABELLE NOVAK * PHOTOS BY MELINA HAMMER
Every city has those trendy cocktail bars that claim to be the best in town, but Clover Club might just be the best in the country. Established during the turn of the 19th century in the Bellevue Hotel by a group of journalists, their elite club was the place to drink, talk, and unwind — if you could get in. Perhaps it’s the rich history or stone fireplace that makes Clover Club a Brooklyn classic. More than likely, it’s the cocktails. Mixologists, step aside. These unassuming yet master bartenders will mix you nothing less than the perfect cocktail every time. Drinks range from the classic whiskey cocktail to the blackberry fool: gin, lemon, crème de mure, vanilla syrup, blackberry, rosewater, and cream. Their signature Clover Club cocktail blends gin with lemon, vermouth, raspberry syrup, and egg white. So sit back on a plush couch by the fire, sip on your new favorite spirit, and experience the timelessly cool intrigue of Clover Club.
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GET THE LOOK
210 smith street
brooklyn, ny 11201
mon : 5 pm – 2 am / tues – fri : 12 pm – 2 am
sat : 10:30 am – 4 am / Sun : 10:30 am – 1 am
718 855 7939