In a shaker muddle 2 slices of peach with simple syrup. Add Grey Goose, St. Germain, Lime Juice, Egg White, and a scoop of Ice. Shake vigorously and pour into a large rocks glass. The egg white will rise to the top to make a froth on top of the cocktail. Garnish with an orange peel.
Bartender: Candace Anastasio
Restaurant: St. Elmo Steak House
Strawberry Basil Cooler
Over ice in a High Ball
Restaurant: shelBi street caFe & Bistro
Chill a Cocktail Glass. In a shaker of ice add Grey Goose, Ginger Brandy, Mango Puree, and squeeze 1/4 of a fresh lime. Shake until chilled and strain into cocktail glass. Top with a good splash of Ginger Beer (or Gingerale). Garnish with a lime.
Restuarant: Scotty's Brewhouse
Muddle limes, mint & simple syrup. Add all other ingredients with ice. Shake in tin, pour in a highball glass. Enjoy!
In a mixing glass combine 6 leaves fresh basil, 5 slices cucumber, 2 lime wedges, and 2 lemon wedges. Muddle. Add 3 oz Hendrick's Gin and a scoop of ice. Shake until well chilled. Double strain into a chilled martini glass. Top off with splash of 7up. Garnish with a cucumber slice.
muddle 2 cucumber slices, add 1/2 oz simple syrup, 3/4 oz Hendricks gin. Shake vigorously. Strain into martini shell. Fill with Rodney Strong sauvignon blanc .
Bartender: Eleisia Rock
Restaurant: Harry & Izzy's
muddle 8 grapes with 1/2oz. of honey and a splash of simple syurp. Add Ice add 11/2oz. of Knob Creek, add 1/2oz. of apple juice. Shake, Strain in to a martini glass. Garnish with two frozen grapes cut in half dip cut part into sugar and put on skewer.
.25 oz. Black Pepper Corn Syrup, 3-4 dashes Jerry Thomas Bitters by Bitter Truth, Snapped Thyme Sprig, 2 oz. Knob Creek Bourbon, Topped with Sparkling Water Peligrino (preferred)In shaker Snap 1 sprig of thyme, add 3-4 dashes of Jerry Thomas Bitters by Bitter Truth, add .25 oz. Black Pepper Corn Syrup, add ice and 2 oz. Knob Creek Bourbon. Shake well and strain into Old Fashioned glass full of ice. Top with Sparkling water, Peligrino is preferred. Garnish with a thyme sprig and lemon twist.
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