116 Crown Gintonic

116 Crown Gintonic (Sara Grant / CTNow / June 9, 2014)

As New Haven's 116 Crown rolls into its seventh summer in business, the swank lounge introduces a new seasonal happy hour with special cocktails and small bites.

Plates include watermelon salad with chevre, red onion and microgreens; crispy soft-boiled egg with jalapeno relish and mujdei; housemade stuffed gougere; Philly pretzel with onion and cheddar and fried pickles. Each bite is priced at $5 to $7.

Drinks include a Gintonic with Miller's gin; Country Thyme with Tanduay rum, thyme, lemon and gomme; Rolito with Lunazul tequila, Luxardo triplum, clementine juice and jalapeno; Ninth Square Cooler with Old Overholt rye, aperol, black walnut bitters and soda; and 7th Summer with Miller's gin, Don Ciccio & Figli Finocchietto and watermelon. These, too are priced at $5 to $7.

7th Summer specials are available from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays; all night Thursdays. 116 Crown St., 203-777-3116, 116crown.com.