ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ruth's Chris Steak House today unveiled its menu of hand-crafted cocktails for 2013. Topping the list is Ruth's Chris Steak House new signature tableside juleps. Guests can enjoy two styles of ice cold juleps – classic mint using Bulleit Bourbon, and sparkling pear featuring a blend of Absolut Citron and Hangar One Spiced Pear Vodkas – served tableside over crushed ice in a traditional silver julep cup. In addition to the juleps, guests can imbibe vintage inspired selections, including the Strawberry Basil Gimlet, Cucumber Collins, Moscow Mule and more.
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"We've experienced tremendous success with our vintage-inspired cocktails and we are pleased that our guests consider us a craft cocktail destination. We are eager to build on that success with the launch of our tableside juleps and 2013 list," said Helen Mackey, Director of Beverage Strategy for Ruth's Chris Steak House. "Each of our cocktails incorporate the highest quality premium spirits, house made ingredients and freshly-squeezed juices."
Additional highlights from the 2013 cocktail menu include:
- Ruby Red Greyhound – Refreshing mix of freshly squeezed ruby red grapefruit and lime juices accompanied by Belvedere pink grapefruit vodka and St. Germain Elderflower liqueur are all perfectly accented by a single grapefruit slice.
- Blackberry Sidecar – A decadent cocktail, the sidecar's base is Remy VSOP cognac, Cointreau, Fee Bros Plum bitters, freshly muddled blackberries and lemon juice.
- Port of Manhattan – A spirited blend of Makers Mark Kentucky Straight Bourbon, Fonseca Bin27 Reserve Ruby Port and a dash of Angostura bitters
- Ruth's Sazerac – A delightful take on the "Official" drink of New Orleans, this version uses Knob Creek Small Batch Rye Whiskey mixed with House made brown sugar spice syrup in a Pernod misted glass topped with the bright citrus oils of a lemon peel
In addition, Ruth's Chris Steak House boasts an inspiring list of "new classics," including the Coconut Ginger Lemon Drop Martini, Manhattan Eastside, Raspberry Rosemary Cosmo, Dirty Goose Martini. Ruth's Chris' talented group of bartenders mix these exceptional cocktails with the same skill and passion that goes into the preparation of Ruth's Chris Steak House signature sizzling steaks and renowned menu offerings.
To view the entire menu or make a reservation, call your nearest Ruth's Chris Steak House location or visit http://www.ruthschris.com.
About Ruth's Chris Steak House
Ruth's Chris Steak House, Inc. is the largest upscale steak house company in the world, with over 130 restaurant locations around the globe. Founded in New Orleans by Ruth Fertel in 1965, Ruth's Chris specializes in USDA Prime grade steaks served in Ruth's Chris signature fashion ... "sizzling." Look for upcoming national wine dinners at www.ruthschris.com.
About Ruth's Hospitality Group
Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc. (NASDAQ : RUTH) is a leading restaurant company focused on the upscale dining segment. The Company owns the Ruth's Chris Steak House, Mitchell's Fish Market, Mitchell's Steakhouse and Cameron's Steakhouse concepts. With more than 150 company- and franchisee-owned locations worldwide, Ruth's Hospitality Group was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Winter Park, Florida.
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