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Apollo Spritz

Apollo Spritz

They say it’s going to be the summer of the spritz…


Ingredients: 

  • 1.5 oz Gin
  • 1 oz Grapefruit juice
  • 1/2 oz lychee liqueur
  • 1/2 bar spoon rosewater
  • Prosecco to top

Instructions: 

Shake gin, grapefruit, lychee and rosewater well with ice. Strain into a large cocktail glass, top with prosecco and a grapefruit twist.


A Green Hour Original 

Du Barry

DuBarry

One of history’s most famous mistresses inspired this bold cocktail. Don’t let it’s daintiness fool you…


Ingredients: 

  • 1 oz Gin
  • 1/2 oz French vermouth
  • 1 tsp Pernod
  • Dash Angostura bitters

Instructions: 

Stir all ingredients in a ice filled glass. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.


Source: Let’s Bring Back: The Cocktail Edition 

Oaxacanite

Oaxacanite

Ingredients: 

  • 1 oz Tequila (original calls for blanco but we used reposado here)
  • 1 oz Mezcal
  • 3/4 oz Honey syrup
  • 3/4 oz Lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp Angostura bitters
  • Grapefruit twist

Instructions: 

Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a grapefruit twist.


Source: Regarding Cocktails 

Floridita

Floridita

A spin on the classic daiquiri so delicious you won’t be able to resist a second!


Ingredients: 

  • 2 oz White Rum
  • Juice of 1/2 lime
  • 1/2 oz Fresh grapefruit juice
  • 14 oz Luxardo maraschino liqueur
  • 1 tsp simple syrup

Instructions: 

Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a lime wheel.


Source: The New York Times Book of Cocktails 

Trident

Trident

This drink pays homage to the nominal birthplace of rum, Barbados.


Ingredients: 

  • 2 oz Aged Rum
  • 3/4 oz Sweet vermouth
  • 1/2 oz Amaro of choice
  • 2 dashes chocolate bitters
  • Grapefruit peel for garnish

Instructions: 

Mix all ingredients in a glass filled with ice. Strain into a double rocks glass. Garnish with a grapefruit peel.


Source: A Green Hour Original 

Fairy Belle

Fairy Belle

Quality ingredients are vital for ensuring this cocktail turns out as tasty as it looks! Here we double the original recipe.


Ingredients: 

  • 1 1/2 oz Gin
  • 1/2 oz Apricot Brandy*
  • 1 egg white
  • 2 tsp quality grenadine*

Instructions: 

Shake all ingredients without ice first to ensure the egg white foams properly. Then add ice and shake again. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.


*Try to use quality apricot brandy and grenadine (as opposed to Rose’s). It will make an enormous difference!


Source: The Savoy Cocktail Book 

Spicy Rhubarb Margarita

Spicy Rhubarb Margarita

Ingredients: (Makes 2) 

  • 1/2 cup rhubarb “syrup”
  • 1/2 cup Gran Centenario Reposado Tequila
  • 1/4 cup Lime juice
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper (or to taste)
  • 1 tsp minced rosemary
  • 1 cup ice

Instructions: 

  • To make rhubarb syrup bring 1/2 cup water, 2 chopped stalks of rhubarb and a dollop of honey to boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until rhubarb softens and releases juices. Pour into a blender and blend until smooth. Set aside in a bowl to cool. Note, this is not really a syrup but more like a mousse consistency.
  • Dip glasses in lime juice and salt. Set aside.
  • Combine all ingredients into a blender and blast on high until smooth.
  • Pour into prepared glasses and garnish with a rhubarb stalk or rosemary sprig (or both!)