The Cocktail: Winter Coffee Martini
-Equal parts Pearl Black Vodka and Kahlua
-Topped with fresh-brewed coffee
-Garnished with three coffee beans
The cocktail is available anytime, and on Pearl Mondays, when Pearl drink specials run all day and night, the Winter Coffee Martini will be available as a special for $7.
The Bartender: Ray Jorn
Ray has been working at Just John for one year, and you can find him behind the bar most nights throughout the week. Overall, he loves the good crowd mixture, the great energy and the overall welcoming feel of the club. In addition to working with the Just John staff to come up with the Winter Coffee Martini, Ray loves using other Pearl flavors, like Pearl Peach and Pearl Redberry, mixed with pineapple and triple sec, to serve as a martini or a mixed drink.
The Venue: Just John Nightclub
With ongoing events like HOMO Bingo, Golden Happy Hour, JANE Wednesdays, Rendezvous and Live DJ’s, Just John Nightclub is a premier nightclub in St. Louis for the LGBT community. Just John offers weekly events as well as regular theme parties. Affectionately dubbed “JuJo” by the regulars, the bar has won accolades from various publications around St. Louis, even named Vital VOICE’s Best Gay Bar in 2014. V
Written by Kevin Schmidt
Art by Darin Slyman