We couldn’t help it; after the incredible drinks from our first trip, we went back for more at the best bar in Paris.
The C4 was a suped up V8; I’m assuming that’s what they were going for with the name. It’s carrot juice, celery juice, citrus, gin, honey-pepper syrup, and a little bit of magic. I don’t generally go for the savory vegetable drinks (no thanks Bloody Mary), but I’ll make an exception for this one.
The bramble is another riff on a classic. They substitute genever for dry gin and add gentian liqueur. It’s a lovely fruity refreshing drink on a hot summer day, with a little extra complexity from the changes.
We also had to go back for another smoking car. I snapped a video of the alchemy when the sidecar hits the orange peel smoke: