crusta


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crusta

(ˈkrʌstə)
n, pl crustae
1. (Anatomy) a hard outer layer, esp in anatomy or pathology
2. (Pathology) a hard outer layer, esp in anatomy or pathology
3. (Antiques) an embossed plate inlaid on an object
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The beverage program at Crown Room, developed by beverage consultant and master bartender Julio Cabrera, will focus on the hand-made, artisan cocktail and will feature a mix of enduring classics and reimagined revivals, from a traditional Manhattan and Mint Julep to an Almond Blossom Crusta (circa 1951) and the Blinker (circa 1948).
David Wondrich (he holds a PhD in Comparative Literature) lives in Brooklyn with his wife Karen and daughter Marina, barely a block away from O'Connor's Bar, where he likes to drink Boilermakers - but only because they don't know how to make a decent Brandy Crusta.
For instance, the Jerry Thomas years, in the 1860s, are represented by a Pisco Crusta.