Madagascar

1 ½ oz. Vodka ½ oz. Yellow Chartreuse 1 oz. Lychee syrup ¼ oz. Fresh-squeezed lemon juice ½ barspoon Madagascar vanilla bourbon paste Lychee for garnish Combine ingredients in shaker tin and shake until well mixed. 
Strain into a Nick & Nora glass and garnish with lychee. Angela Burns, lead bartender at The French Room Bar in Dallas, created this recipe. Go to Source Author: Melissa Dowling {authorlink}

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Cherry Blossom

1 ¼ oz. 1800 Silver tequila1 oz. Lime juice1 oz. Grapefruit juice¼ oz. GrenadineGrapefruit slice or maraschino cherry for garnishSalt as needed Pour all ingredients into shaker and shake well. Strain into salt rimmed martini glass or serve over ice. Garnish with a grapefruit slice or cherry. Recipe courtesy of Hilton Garden Inn. Go to Source Author: Melissa Dowling {authorlink}

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Secret Garden

2 oz. Gunpowder gin½ oz. Gunpowder green tea½ oz. Celery juice¼ oz. Mint simple syrup¼ oz. Lemon juice¼ oz. Aquafaba Dropperful of Bitterman’s Orchard Street celery shrub Mint sprig Mix all ingredients in a shaker cup over ice and shake well. Strain off ice and dry shake to make a foam. Pour into a coupe and garnish with fresh mint sprig. Lisa Doughty of 456 Fish in Norfolk, VA, created this recipe. Go to Source Author: Melissa Dowling…

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MacNamara Rose

2 oz. Knappogue Castle 12 Year Old Irish whiskey¾ oz. Lillet Rosé½ oz. Aperol2 Cucumber slicesPinch kosher salt Muddle lightly then add other ingredients. Stir and double strain into cocktail glass. Garnish with skewered cucumber ribbon with a drop of rose water. Joaquín Simó of Pouring Ribbons in New York created this recipe. Go to Source Author: Melissa Dowling {authorlink}

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The Nancy Pelosi Sour

1 ½ oz. Makers Mark whiskey ½ oz. Amaro Nocino del Molise ¾ oz. Grapefruit juice½ oz. Agave syrupBar spoon fresh avocado pureeMenabrea Amber lagerChocolate bitters Combine ingredients (except lager) and shake. Double strain into Collins glass and top with lager and bitters. Garnish with crumbled chocolate. The mixologists at Lupo Verde Italian restaurant in Washington, D.C., created this recipe. Go to Source Author: Melissa Dowling {authorlink}

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