Cary St. sweet shop owner launches bar next door

The Jasper is featured on Richmond BizSense

Led by Carytown Cupcakes owner, Kevin Liu, this new cocktail bar pay homage to Jasper Crouch, a freed black slave who became a bartender. The Jasper’s menu includes custom cocktails, beers and wines. That includes its signature Draft Zombie, made of rum, Falernum, grenadine, cinnamon, grapefruit, lime and absinthe, which will remain on tap at the bar.

 
From left: Thomas Leggett, Jeremy Wilson, Brandon Peck, Mattias Hagglund and Kevin Liu.  (J. Elias O’Neal)

From left: Thomas Leggett, Jeremy Wilson, Brandon Peck, Mattias Hagglund and Kevin Liu. (J. Elias O’Neal)

 
 
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Where carpets once were peddled, cocktails now are being poured in a Carytown storefront.
 
 
 
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