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Peek inside Butter & Scotch, the Crown Heights bakery-bar opening Jan 24

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Rheanna O’Neil Bellomo

Brooklyn Flea and Smorgasburg favorites Allison Kave and Keavy Blueher of Butter & Scotch will debut their brick-and-mortar bakery-bar on Saturday, Jan 24. Though known for their spirit-spiked pies like bourbon-ginger-pecan, the duo is busting out of their boozy confines with savory snacks like cheesy gougère (puff-pastry balls) and a seltzer syphon for good ol' fashioned milkshakes and floats. Of course the alcohol is sticking around: Bar maven Jen Marshall (Nighthawk Cinema) adds beer and root liqueur to vanilla ice cream for a "root and beer" float, swirls cocktail ingredients in caramel corn (dark & stormy, hot toddy) and puts a twists on classic cocktails like a chai-spiced Manhattan and cilantro-laced tequila sour.

The bakery-bar is slated to become an all-day affair, offering pastries (muffins, scones) and breakfast bites (bacon-egg-cheese biscuits, quiche) with Porto Rico Importing coffee in the morning, and spirits and desserts (negroni pie, sticky toffee trifle) from afternoon to evening. 818 Franklin Ave between Union St and Eastern Pkwy, Crown Heights, Brooklyn (

Take a look at the space and some of the sweets: 

Cocktails at Butter & ScotchCayla Zahoran

S'mores pie at Butter & ScotchCayla Zahoran

Cocktail caramel corn at Butter & ScotchCayla Zahoran

Cheese balls at Butter & ScotchCayla Zahoran

Pina colada milkshake at Butter & ScotchCayla Zahoran

Margarita Jell-O shots at Butter & ScotchCayla Zahoran

Milkshake at Butter & ScotchCayla Zahoran

Butter & ScotchCayla Zahoran

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