Colder weather brings new seasonal cocktails to Affäre

Affäre Bar Manager Chelsea Almeida adds four new craft cocktails and three dessert drinks for fall and winter months

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Nov. 4, 2015) – Affäre introduces its new fall and winter cocktails and dessert drinks created by Bar Manager Chelsea Almeida. Almeida focuses on offering warmth in the upcoming cold months with ingredients like City Market Coffee Roasters coffee, house-made butternut squash liqueur, toasted marshmallows, campfire whiskey, and maple syrup. As part of the new dessert drinks, Affäre features its version of Gluhwine, a traditional German drink of mulled wine served hot.

All fall cocktails and dessert drinks are now available during lunch, served Tuesday through Friday, starting at 11:15 a.m., dinner, served Tuesday through Thursday until 10 p.m. and Friday and Saturday until 11 p.m., and Sunday Brunch, served 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

New cocktails include:

Fall/Winter Cocktail Menu

Elevensies in Edinburgh

Hendricks Gin, Contratto Dry Vermouth infused with Hugo Roobios Tea, lavender bitters

Vanilla Van Gogh

Fig vodka, vanilla vodka, dry curacao, espresso liqueur

Three Sisters

High West Campfire Whiskey, Busnel Calvados, maple syrup

Besame Mucho

Tequila Ocho, house-made butternut squash liqueur, white chocolate and black lager reduction sauce

Dessert Drinks

One for My Baby

The Kraken Black Rum, crème de cacao, crème anglaise, nutmeg 

One More for the Road

Brandy, hazelnut liqueur, orgeat, City Market Coffee, house-made toasted Bailey’s marshmallows

Affre’s Gluhwine

Mulled wine served hot

About Affäre

Located in the heart of the Crossroads Arts District, Affäre is Kansas City’s home for authentic contemporary German cuisine. Owned and operated by Germany-natives Martin and Katrin Heuser, the restaurant features a lunch, dinner, Sunday brunch and full bar with authentic German beers on tap. Martin leads the kitchen, combining experience working in his family’s centuries-old inn in Germany and classical chef training to create a contemporary menu unmatched in the area. Katrin, a certified sommelier, operates the restaurant’s wine program and also manages the restaurant’s operations. The restaurant is open Tues.-Thurs. 11:15 a.m. – 10 p.m., Fri. 11:15 a.m. – 11 p.m., Sat. 5-11 p.m. and Sun. 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. During the Kansas City streetcar construction, Affäre is closed on Mondays. Visit Affäre online at