In the latest Seagram’s Gin vintage guide written by Mario Suárez and Anabel Vázquez they have devoted a few pages to Ideal Cocktail Bar also they made a little profile on Josep Mª Gotarda. In the guide you’ll find some of the history of our bar, for example how it has been opened and managed by the same family since 1931, firstly with Antonio Gotarda and nowadays with Josep Mª Gotarda, also you can get to know which personalities have come to visit us along the years, from Charlton Heston to Josep Pla.
“I learned from my father everything I know about mixology, a classic but pure mixology.”
Josep Mª Gotarda.
- Pour in the shaker 5cl of cold macerated with fennel leaves for a couple of minutes gin.
- Filter it and add 2.5 cl of Agave syrup and 2.5 cl of lime juice and enough ice.
- Shake it and pour it in a cocktail glass.
- Add air that has been previously prepared with mineral water, brine and sucro, which is known as “manzanilla olive brine air”