Pod Rooftop Lounge Opening in September With Sam Anderson’s Cocktails

More serious cocktails (like this Garden Variety margarita from the Wayland) hitting Murray Hill. Photo: Melissa Hom

Sam Anderson is the mixology talent behind drinks at some of our favorite Brooklyn and downtown watering holes — Hotel Delmano, Freemans, Fig. 19 — and now we hear he's bringing his magic touch to Murray Hill. The Pod 39 hotel is rolling out a rooftop in September featuring a selection of Anderson's quaffs. Cocktails like Sandita Trio (silver tequila, sangrita verde, watermelon cubes, and chile salt) sound a whole lot better than most of the midtown-hotel drinking we're used to. See an extended drinks lineup below.

Signature Cocktails

--‐Sandita Trio --‐

Silver Tequila, Sangrita Verde, Watermelon Cubes and Chili Salt.

--‐Vanishing Point--‐

Gin, Cinnamon & Vanilla bean, fresh lemon juice, orange blossom, sea salt.

--‐Weathervane--‐

Rye Whiskey, Rosemary, Ginger, Campari, Fresh Lemon Juice.

--‐South By Southeast--‐

Mezcal, Damiana, Sake, Yuzu, Japanese Pepper, Fresh Lime Juice.

--‐Red Right Hand--‐

Silver Tequila, Campari, Sweet Vermouth, Cinnamon & Vanilla bean, Sea Salt.

--‐Sonora Old Fashioned--‐

Bacanora, Pepper--‐Spiced Honey, Grapefruit bitters.

Cocktails To Share:

Sandia Fresca--‐

Silver Tequila, Fresh Watermelon Juice, Mint, Fresh Lime Juice, Agave Nectar. Served in a baby watermelon.

Five Island Colada--‐

Five Island Rum, Pineapple and Coconut milk, Fernet Branca, Fresh Lime Juice, Angostura bitters.

Pod Rooftop Lounge, Pod 39, 145 East 39th St., nr. Lexington Ave.; 212-355-0300