How to Make Ivy Kitchen & Cocktails’ The Ivy Cocktail

Try this whiskey-based cocktail from Detroit’s Ivy Kitchen and Cocktails with this copycat recipe.
Photograph by Rebecca Simonov

Ivy Kitchen & Cocktails in Detroit has extensive dinner and brunch menus that features everything from crab cakes or charred ribeye for dinner, and salmon sliders or buffalo cauliflower for lunch. Both the dinner and brunch menus are paired with separate cocktail menus, which is where you’ll find The Ivy cocktail.

Try making your own version at home with this easy-to-follow recipe.


  • 2 ounces Woodford Reserve Double Oaked whiskey
  • 1/4 ounces St. Germain elderflower liqueur
  • 1/2 ounces lavender simple syrup
  • 1/4 ounces Campari
  • 1/4 ounces lemon simple syrup 2 dashes Angostura bitters
  • Pineapple leaves, for garnish


  1. In a cocktail shaker, pour in all the ingredients.
  2. Add in ice and shake well.
  3. Strain into a coupe glass.
  4. Garnish with a few pineapple leaves and serve.

Ivy Kitchen & Cocktails is located at 9215 E. Jefferson Ave., Detroit. Call 313-332-0607 or visit for more information. Find even more cocktail recipes including Bohemia’s Bohemian Rhapsody, Mai Tiki’s Mai Tai, and Compari’s on the Park’s Spiced Old Fashioned at

This story is part of the April 2023 issue of Hour Detroit. Read more in our Digital Edition.