Pink and smokey

Isle of Montenegro, Block Butcher Bar

Photo by Kate Gonzales

Tank tops with loud patterns and super-short shorts have made their annual migration back to Sacramento for the spring, and Block Butcher Bar has the perfect drink to welcome the warmth. The Isle of Montenegro ($10) is a tangy treat to sip on the MARRS patio in Midtown’s Lavender Heights. This drink is packed with ingredients: Old Forester Bourbon, Amaro Montenegro, strawberry jam, strawberry and chipotle shrub, honey, orange bitters and Laphroig 10. The result is a sweet and tarty cocktail with a smokiness that sticks with you. Probably not something you want to drink all day, but great to slowly enjoy while people watching. 1050 20th Street,