Good Pouring, Baltimore: Hairspray-themed Cocktails Take Over Charm City Mixologists get creative in honor of the Dec. 7 live musical.


Unless you’ve been living under a rock (or maybe in a cloud of aerosol), you’re probably aware that NBC will broadcast the next edition of their live musical series, Hairspray LIVE!, at 8/7 c on Wednesday, Dec. 7. In honor of the occasion, get a taste of the town with Hairspray inspired cocktails created by some of Baltimore’s most talented mixologists! From shaken and stirred to hot and cold, these specialty drinks offer a delicious variety of flavor and color to satisfy any beat.

Apropoe’s: Timeless
Named for the timelessness of a musical and movie that spans generations, this classic cocktail of vodka lemon, lime and grenadine is sweetened with a sugar rim and cherry on top. $8
B&O American Brasserie: The Beehive
In honor of the 60s bouffant hair-do, this cocktail is made up of NYDC Dorothy Parker Gin, Liqueur de Violette, honey, lemon and Brut Rosé. $10


Birroteca: The Corny Collins
Inspired by the teen dance show host and served in a Collins glass, this cocktail of Titos Vodka, cranberry-ginger shrub, lemon juice, and club soda is garnished with a cotton candy “beehive”. $10


Café Hon: The Blue Beehive
Turn heads with the Blue Beehive, mixing Bacardi Melon, Blue Curaçao, pineapple juice and orange juice. $9.99Café Hon: Pink Flamingo
Fans of the one-legged bird will flock to this mixture of Deep Eddy Lemon, Triple Sec, cranberry juice and lemon lime soda. $9.99


Encantada: Good Morning Baltimore
Wake up on the right side of the bed with some Hanson of Sonoma Espresso Vodka, Gran Duque d’Alba Cream Liqueur, Creme de Cacao, and Fresh Rise Up Espresso. Garnished with whipped cream and edible gold dust. $12


Germano’s Piattini and Cabaret at Germano’s: The Rave
In honor of Rave Hairspray, a sponsor of the Little Italy Madonnari Arts Festival, this cocktail combines light and dark rums, apple cider brandy, lime juice, and a touch of sweet sugar. $9


Gunther & Co.: Velma Von Tussle
Inspired by the main antagonist in the film, this cocktail mixes ilegal Joven mezcal, Suze, lime juice, pineapple gum syrup, and cappelletti vino aperitivo. $14



Beehive – A bouffant-inspired cocktail with vodka, honey, fresh mint and lemon topped with club soda. $8


Spraytini -The beat goes on with this mix of prosecco, elderflower liqueur, gin and a splash of grapefruit with a twist. $8


Points South Latin Kitchen: The Beehive
Big Hair, don’t care! Add some volume to your day with Maryland picaroon spiced rum, Myers’s dark rum, PAMA pomegranate liquor, pineapple juice and a cotton candy beehive to top. $10


The Nickel Taphouse: Simply Divine
Warm your “soul train” with house-made hot chocolate, Gosford Shiraz, a whipped cream beehive and fresh grated nutmeg. $10


The Yard: The Hon Martini
Embrace your own Baltimore charm with locally distilled Sloop Betty vodka, St-Germain, Bacardi Limon, cranberry juice and sour mix. $12
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