Maybe you thought winter was over, but this week has proven it’s still going to be cold for a little while longer, so we’ve got a few special cocktail recipes to help brighten up your evenings, whether you’re relaxing at home or entertaining.
Grand Marnier Red Lion (Picture above)
3/4 oz. Grand Marnier Cognac
3/4 oz. Tanqueray Gin
1 oz. orange juice
2 tsp. lemon juice
Add ice in a mixing glass and pour all of the ingredients into glass and shake. Strain into a martini glass and serve.
Grand Marnier Raspberry Peach Bellini
1 oz. Grand Marnier Raspberry Peach
3 oz. Champagne
1 fresh raspberry
Pour chilled Grand Marnier Raspberry Peach into flute glass. Top with Champagne and then garnish with fresh raspberry.
1 1/2 oz. Grand Marnier spirit
5 lemon quarters
5 to 7 mint leaves
In a mixing glass, muddle Grand Marnier, lemon quarters, and mint leaves. Top with ice and shake vigorously. Double-strain into a rocks glass filled with ice. Clap mint sprig between palms to release aromatics and add as the garnish.
3/4 oz. Grand Marnier spirit
1/2 oz. Bulleit® Bourbon
1/4 oz. sweet vermouth
3 drops bitters
In a mixing glass filled with ice add Grand Marnier, Bulleit Bourbon, sweet vermouth, bitters and stir. Strain into a coupe glass and garnish with a maraschino cherry.