Located near the Brooklyn waterfront’s ferry dock, it is named after a large wooden freight ship that anchored there more than 100 years ago. The owners Benoit Sutter and Johnny Swet (who also consulted on the drinks at the Oscar Wilde bar in NoMad), focus on drinks based on tradition as well as innovation, inventively mixing some local nonalcoholic products.
There’s no food at this spot but U might enjoy some of the food-themed cocktails like the chicken and waffle Sazerac made with a flavored syrup.
Grand Republic Cocktail Club’s interior features vintage details, dark wood and references to sailor life such as a wall of nautical themed tattoo prints and pin up girls and there’s a small garden out the back.
A visit to Greenpoint, getting Ur drink on
Try the Smoke Over Brooklyn, made with mezcal and Mast Brothers smoked chocolate; or the birch beer Moscow mule, a black rice gin and celery tonic and a pumpkin caipirinha