We're approaching 60-degree+ weather here in New York; and, after months of being stuck inside (because of the weather and COVID restrictions), we are super ready to rejoin civilization in a safe and delightful way. Step 1: Having alfresco cocktails with friends. Now that we can take things outdoors again, it's time to step up our mixology game. Fortunately, we have _ delicious ideas that are easy to make and fun to sip together. Cheers to some semblance of normalcy this spring!
- 2 parts Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum
- 3 parts black tea
- 1 part fresh lemonade
Method: Build all ingredients in a rock-filed highball glass. Garnish with a lemon wedge.
Created by Aisha Sharpe
- 1.5 parts Reyka Vodka
- 1 part Chardonnay
- 8-10 seedless red grapes
- .75 part Lemon juice
- .75 part Simple syrup
Method: Place 8-10 seedless red grapes into the Collins glass and muddle. Add the rest of the ingredients and stir. Garnish with a few whole grapes.
- 1 parts Hendrick's Gin
- 1 parts Lemon Juice
- 1 parts Sugar Syrup
- 3 parts Soda Water
Combine all ingredients in a highball filled with cubed ice. Lightly stir and serve. Garnish with 3 thinly sliced rounds of cucumber
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WTF (WHISKEY TIKI FOXTROT)
- 1½ parts Fistful of Bourbon
- ¾ parts mango juice
- ¾ parts simple syrup
- ½ lime juice
- 2 dashes Burlesque Bitters (Tiki Bitters)
Method: Combine ingredients and shake well. Strain over crushed ice into a Collins glass. Garnish with lime wheel.
NEW YORK RYEBALL
- 1 1⁄2 Parts Hudson Do The Rye Thing Whiskey
- 3⁄4 Parts
- Sweet Vermouth
- 1⁄2 Part
- Fresh Lime
- Topped with Ginger Ale
Method: Build all ingredients in a cocktail shaker, shake with ice. Strain into a highball cocktail glass over fresh ice. Garnish with a long orange peel.
THE MILAGRO PALOMA SELECT
- 1 1/2 parts Milagro Select Silver
- 1/2 part agave nectar
- 1 part pink grapefruit juice
- 1/2 part fresh lime juice
- 3 parts soda
- 1 Pink Grapefruit Wedge
Method: Pour all ingredients, except sparkling water, into a Boston shaker. Add ice, shake and strain over fresh ice into a highball glass and stir. Top with sparkling water. Garnish with pink grapefruit wedge.
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