First there was the cocktail known as "The Last Word." A riff on that recipe created the "Paper Plane." A third iteration -- that substitutes gin for bourbon -- is a light and delicious summer refresher named the "Hang Glider."
Personally, I can't see how the nuanced, herbaceous Amaro Nanino and citrus-forward Aperol apertif could stand up to bourbon; so, I appreciate this well-balanced gin-forward option that makes use of sturdy London-Dry style gin, instead.
The Third Bird promotes the spontaneous assembly of cocktails, food, and friends in Loring Park.