Westport Café and Bar launches winter cocktail menu

Back by popular demand, 3 winter cocktails from previous years also join the 5 new additions

Kansas City, Mo. (Dec. 19, 2014) – In the midst of winter, Westport Café & Bar introduces a winter cocktail menu featuring five new classic and house specialty creations joined by three favorites from previous years. Created by longtime lead bartender Bronson Kistler, the five new winter cocktails utilize fresh ingredients combined with seasonal herbs and spices, as well as interesting craft spirits and house-made liqueurs.

The seasonal cocktail menu is now available through the winter season as follows:

New Classic Cocktails

Hot Buttered RumGosling’s dark rum, Angostura 5-year rum, spiced vanilla butter, hot cider

Embury French 75 Camus Cognac, lemon, sugar, sparkling wine

(Classic Cocktails remaining on the menu include: Bee’s Knees, Old Fashioned, Suffering Bastard, Champagne Cocktail and Pimm’s Cup)

New House Specialty Cocktails

PenroseMaison Rouge Cognac, pear brandy, hibiscus, brown sugar, lemon, egg white

BandolierCedar-infused Buffalo Trace Bourbon, Campari, Dolin Rouge

AmeliaTito’s Vodka, Oloroso Sherry, Falernum, lime, strawberries

House Specialty Cocktails Back By Popular Demand

Little Red Rooster Plymouth Gin, Aperol, cinnamon, grapefruit, lemon, bitters

Meredian Bulleit Bourbon, chai-infused Carpano Antica, lemon, blueberries

Winter Smash Four Roses Bourbon, lemon, cinnamon, peach, mint

(House Cocktails remaining on the menu include: Charlie Sour, Brother’s Keeper and Miracle on 43rd)

The Parisian-inspired bistro opens daily at 4 p.m., serving craft cocktails and a full bar with a craft beer and wine selection until 1:30 a.m. (midnight, Sunday). A daily happy hour food menu with $5 select glasses of wine and $3 beers is offered from 4 – 6 p.m. with late night starting at 10 p.m. The full dinner menu is served starting at 4 p.m. daily until 1 a.m. (11:30 p.m., Sunday). Additionally, Westport Café & Bar offers brunch every Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

For more information on the new winter cocktail menu at Westport Café and Bar, please visit its website. For updates, “like” Westport Café and Bar on Facebook, follow on Twitter, and follow on Instagram.

About Westport Café and Bar:

Westport Cafe & Bar is a casual Parisian-inspired bistro in the dining district of Westport, combining the spirit and styles of both casual Europe and old New York City. Westport Café & Bar offers French-style cuisine, craft specialty cocktails, along with a boutique wine and beer list. Chef Owners Aaron Confessori and Richard Wiles execute classic French-style dishes using simple, fresh ingredients and serve a full menu daily from 4 p.m. to 1 a.m. Experience classic dishes like the popular Steak Frites paired with handcrafted cocktails infused with fresh fruits, herbs and spices resulting in one-of-a-kind libations. An afternoon happy hour from 4 – 6 p.m. and late night menu from 10 p.m. – close features a selection of half-priced food menu items as well as specially priced beer and wine. Every Saturday and Sunday, from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., the restaurant offers one of Kansas City’s most popular brunches, rivaling any found in brunch-savvy New York City. All brunch plates, like the signature Chicken Hash or Brioche French Toast, are paired with a complimentary brunch cocktail, juice or coffee. Westport Café & Bar is available to host large groups. For more information, visit