Heering Blood and Sand on npaper-wehaa.com

http://npaper-wehaa.com/sdcitybeat/2011/03/09/#?article=1194107

…URBN Coal Fired Pizza (3085 University Ave. in North Park) recently kicked off its Classic Cocktail Hour, which runs from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday. For $6, you can wrap your lips around pre-Prohibition drinks like the Tom Collins, Pimm’s Cup and Old Fashioned. I dug the sweet and tart Blood and Sand (Famous Grouse Scotch, orange juice, Cherry Heering and sweet vermouth), and my drinking buddy put up a challenge and simply asked for something made with fernet. The bartender surprised us with a very good drink he called the Rabbit Hole (fernet, lime juice, bitters and ginger beer). I’m pretty sure it was URBN bartender Dustin Haarstad who came up with that drink. Haarstad recently placed third in the 4 Orange Premium Vodka Annual Classic Cocktail Competition at the South Beach Food & Wine Festival, so the man knows a thing or two about mixing….

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