The July 4th holiday is sneaking up on us quickly. I don't know about all of you, but I am personally looking forward to the 3-day holiday weekend. We will be spending some time with family & friends and attending two 4th of July parties...complete with a backyard barbecue! The George and Ginger cocktail looks delicious and a must-try in my book.
PDT Mixologist Jim Meehan created signature craft cocktails based on both local and seasonal inspiration. Available at both Dallas Fort Worth and Las Vegas’ McCarran International, the following cocktails are a perfect sip between flights, or while waiting for one.
2 oz. Prosecco
.75 oz. Beefeater Gin
.5 oz. Cocchi Rosso
.5 oz. Cappelletti Aperitivo
Build in a rocks glass filled with ice. Garnish with half an orange wheel.
1.75 oz. Zubrowka Vodka
.75 oz. Contratto Bianco Vermouth
.75 oz. Lemon Juice
.5 oz. Barenjager Honey Liqueur
Shake with ice and fine strain into a chilled coupe. Garnish with a smacked mint leaf.
2 oz. Viognier/Full bodied wine
.75 oz. La Diablada Pisco
.5 oz. Lemon Juice
.25 oz. Luxardo Maraschino
.25 oz. Small Hand Foods Pineapple Gum Syrup
Build in a wine glass filled with ice. Garnish with half a lemon wheel and a stick of cinnamon.
2 oz. Dickel #12 Tennessee Whisky
.75 oz. Cocchi Americano
.5 oz. Canton Ginger Liqueur
2 Dashes Miracle Mile Bergamot Bitters
Stir with ice and strain into a chilled coupe. Garnish with a lemon twist.
1.75 oz. Vida Mezcal
.5 oz. Lime Juice
.5 oz. Grapefruit Juice
.5 oz. Small Hand Foods Pineapple Gum Syrup
1 dried jasmine pearl
Muddle the jasmine pearl and pineapple gum, then add the rest of the ingredients. Shake with ice and fine strain into a chilled coupe. No garnish.
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Disclaimer: You must be age 21 years or older to consume alcohol. Please drink responsibly and ALWAYS use a designated driver.