"We're helping to bring back some sense of community," says Farrell. "I like putting people in a room with drinks and conversation."
Whether those younger drinkers finding a seat at Knight's bar are using the opportunity to make their conversations as cross-generational as their cocktails remains to be seen. But sipping similar drinks is certainly a step in that direction. A shared love of classic cocktails could lay the groundwork for a more seamless conversation between older drinkers, young adults, foodies, and historians alike.
[Originally published in November, 2012.]