L.A.’s most inspired bar man, Christiaan Röllich, invents new cocktails at a.o.c. and Lucques for the spring season designed for perfect California weather, blooming landscapes and warming temperatures. Additions to the cocktail menu of specialty drinks include the Leaf & Spear, Shaolin Punch, Thames Street, Five Card Cash, Red Sling, Smock Mill, Molokai’ and Spanish Sun. The new Bloody Maria will be served for brunch at a.o.c. and the non-alcoholic proprietary mix is sold at the The Larder at Tavern and The Larder at Burton Way. Röllich’s cocktails are seasonally motivated and created to pair with Chef Suzanne Goin’s spring menu offerings. Pricing for all specialty cocktails is $14. The Bloody Maria mix, a hand-crafted blend of Ancho chilies, cayenne, cumin, garlic, plum tomato, sherry vinegar, cracked black pepper, pimenton, Tabasco, tomato juice, lemon, Worcestershire and horseradish, is priced at $11.99 per bottle.


Thames Street
smith & cross jamaican rum with ras el hanout, lemon and amontillado

Leaf & Spear
kale infused rum with cilantro, parsley, cumin, lime and jalapeno

Smock Mill
bols genever with kumquat liqueur, cynar, lemon and eggwhite

Bohemian Sour
fernet jellinek with house made kola, ginger, vanilla, cloves and egg white

Bloody Maria
(new for brunch at a.o.c. and mix is for sale at the Larder at Tavern and Burton Way)
tequila with red harissa, ancho chilies, pimenton, cayenne and horseradish


Shaolin Punch
selvarey rum with lapsang souchong, lime and st. george agricole

Spanish Sun
gin with sunflower liqueur, kumquats, lime and sherry

Five Card Cash
elija craig 12yr bourbon with cloves, fennel, cinnamon and saffron

The Lee – Enfield
whiskey with walnut liqueur, lemon and eagle rock ipa

Red Sling
encanto pisco with rooibos liqueur, pecan liqueur, blood orange and house bitters

tequila with pineapple, lime, blood orange and house bitters

Available now for lunch, afternoon, dinner and brunch and continuing through the season

8474 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood, CA 90069

8700 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90048


Jannis Swerman
Jannis Swerman & Company
818.789.7747, 323.646.7981