Everyone should have a signature cocktail. This is mine.
Mrs. Robinson (AKA the Suzi Quatro)
1/2 oz. of lemon juice
up to 1/4 oz. of Campari
3 oz. Plymouth gin
tonic (or diet, if you prefer)
Swirl lemon juice and Campari in glass. Top with gin. Add a few ice cubes and a splash of tonic. Imbibe.
Optional garnishes include berries, lemon peel, a wedge of squeezed lime, or anything else you can think up.
Signature cocktails are great for everyday enjoyment, but even more fun for parties and holidays.
Be it eggnog based, a punch or a mulled cider, festive drinks help set the mood. Champagne (or Prosecco) is a wonderful place to start, adding a bit of fruit juice and a cluster of berries can turn normal bubbly into a fabulous aperitif.
Perhaps a James bond?
one sugar cube
dashes Angostura bitters
1 oz vodka
Saturate sugar cube in champange flute with bitters, pour in vodka and fill with champgne.
Or a Ritz?
3/4 oz. orange juice
3/4 oz. cognac
1/4 oz. Cointreau
Shake first three ingredients in shaker over ice. Strain into a champagne flute, carefully fill with champagne.
What is your go- to cocktail, and why?