Recipe: The "Small Child" from Bar Smith

The "Small Child" on the bar at Bar Smith in downtown Phoenix.
The "Small Child" on the bar at Bar Smith in downtown Phoenix.
Lauren Gilger

Chase Crain is not a bartender who messes around much with garnishes or puréed fruits or little umbrellas. He's more about throwing a great party.

When Crain is behind the highly-stocked bar of Bar Smith downtown, his showmanship comes through in a different way -- with fire, flips, tricks and spins. That's right, with flair.

So, it only makes sense that a drink recipe from this bartender could very likely be just as dangerous a combination as alcohol and fire.

When Crain and his college roommate dreamed up this drink recipe during their four years at George Mason University in Virginia, they thought of an appropriately college name for it: The "Small Child". "Because after you have three of them, you feel like one," Crain says.

Any takers? Put on your house music and clear out the furniture. This one might have you out on the dance floor.


The "Small Child:"

2 ounces Stoli Orange
3 ounces cranberry juice
Splash of sweet & sour
Splash of orange juice

Shake and serve in a pint glass.


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