ALEXANDRIA: Burtons Grill & Bar Unveils Its New Beverage Program for Alexandria

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Founder, President and CEO Kevin Harron has unveiled a new beverage program at Burtons Grill & Bar, located within the Hilltop Village Center at Telegraph Road and Beulah Street in Alexandria. The list of tempting libations is seasonally developed by Corporate Beverage Manager Chris Little and spearheaded by Alexandria Beverage Manager Justin Toft. Guests can also anticipate an eclectic wine list emphasizing the major regions of the world, as well as a diverse draft and bottled beer list featuring domestic, imported, and local craft brews, and craft cocktails.
“We believe in creating a seasonally and locally driven menu, following trends that fit our customers’ needs,” says Chris Little, “We will continue to craft our wine and beer menu as well as keep our cocktails fresh and interesting, match our food and delight our guests. Our focus is to give a city feel while dining in the suburbs, and that means keeping our guests’ preferences our number one priority.”  
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Burtons Grill & Bar's craft cocktail menu features 17 house-made, specialty cocktails in four different categories: shaken, stirred, muddled, and crushed. 
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  • Shaken cocktail highlights include Blueberry Squeeze with Van Gogh acai blueberry, blueberry pomegranate juice, fresh squeezed lemonade, and blueberry lemon granita; Pomegranate Martini with Van Gogh citroen, Cointreau, pomegranate juice, and house-made pomegranate syrup; Barrachina with Bacardi coco, Absolut vanilia, pineapple juice, fresh lime, cane syrup, and pineapple coconut sorbet, and Reysberry with Reyka vodka, limoncello, fresh lemon, cane syrup, and raspberries. 
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    Stirred cocktail highlights include Burtons Mai Tai with Mount Gay black barrel, amaretto, Gran Gala, fresh lime, pineapple, and a mango-pineapple ice sphere; Cucumber Limoncello Collins with Greenall’s gin, limoncello, cucumber essence, fresh lemon, and cane syrup; Sunsplash Sangria with St. Germain, Absolut hibiscus, gran gala, pinot grigio, and mango puree; Paloma with Olmeca Altos silver, agave nectar, grapefruit juice fresh lime, touch of bubbles, and an agave-lime salt rim, and Margarita Pura with Tres Agaves anejo, Gran Gala, fresh lime, hand-pressed orange juice, agave nectar, and an agave-lime salt rim. 
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    Muddled cocktails include Moscow Mule with Hammer & Sickle, lime, and ginger beer; Dublin Mule with Jameson black, lime, and ginger beer; Kentucky Mule with Maker’s Mark, lime, and ginger beer; Sanjito with Charles & Charles blended red, mint, muddled limes, oranges, blueberries, Gran Gala, and Bacardi dragon berry, and Classic Mojito with Bacardi silver, fresh lime, mint, and cane syrup.  
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  • Crushed cocktails include Huckleberry Mint Lemonade with Stoli blueberi, huckleberry syrup, fresh lemon, muddled mint, and blueberries; Pomegranate Tangerine with Stoli ohranj, house made pomegranate and tangerine syrup, fresh lemon, and pomegranate juice, as well as Brazilian Punch with Leblon cachaca, Emmolo sauvignon blanc, fresh lime, cane syrup, merlot, and raspberries. Craft cocktails range in price from $9 to $12.
Burtons Grill also features a selection of “After Dinner” cocktails and creative “Zero Proof” non-alcoholic list of beverages.
  • After Dinner cocktails include Dark Roast Martini with cold brewed espresso-vanilla vodka, Kahlua, and chilled espresso, available black or with cream and sugar; Chocolate Punch with Remy Martin, ruby port, Godiva chocolate liqueur, cane sugar syrup, touch of cream, and shaved bittersweet chocolate; Blueberries & Cream Martini with Absolut vanilia, Stoli blueberi vodka, Rumchata, blueberry preserves, and a touch of cream; Derby Street Coffee with Kahlua, Baileys, and Frangelico; Burtons Irish Coffee with Jameson cask mates, brown sugar, and chocolate stout cream.  
  • Zero Proof” cocktails include Hand Crafted Rickeys such as pomegranate lime, huckleberry lime, and three citrus with orange, tangerine, lime; Single Batch Lemonade including classic, half & half, and shaken blueberry; Fresh Brewed Iced Tea including unsweetened, sweet tea, mango, and pomegranate, as well as Cucumber Mint Sparkling Water.  
After Dinner drinks range in price from $9 to $12, and Zero Proof cocktails range in price from $2.95 to $5.95.

Burtons Grill & Bar is located within the Hilltop Village Center at Telegraph Road and Beulah Street in Alexandria, Virginia, 22315. Hours of operation are Monday through Thursday, from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, from 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday, from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. For reservations or additional information, call (703) 922-1730 or visit