Articles Tagged: royal wedding

The Royal Sapphire

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The Royal Wedding is upon us, so, of course, we have a cocktail to celebrate the day. Fittingly, the folks at Bombay Sapphire sent us a gin drink. Throw in some elderflower liqueur, lemon juice, and mint and garnish with some pretty flowers for the bride. Who wouldn’t say I do?

Ingredients:
1 oz Bombay Sapphire
½ oz elderflower cordial or liqueur
½ oz lemon juice
4 mint leaves

Directions:
Shake all, double strain and … Read more

White Tie and Tiara

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Ingredients: 
1 ½ parts Grey Goose Le Citron Vodka
1 part lychee juice
1 part white grapefruit juice
½ part fresh lime juice
¼ part jasmine syrup

Directions: 
In a cocktail shaker, combine all ingredients with plenty of cubed ice. Shake vigorously until shaker beads with sweat. Finish with a squeeze of grapefruit rind to release essential oils. Spray the inside of a martini glass with rose water, then strain and pour the cocktail and … Read more

Something Blue

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Every bride needs something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue. Luckily, this recipe made with Sauza Tequila’s new Sauza Blue has half of the items covered.

Ingredients:
1 ½ parts of Sauza Blue Silver Tequila
2 parts cranberry or raspberry juice
8 mint leaves for garnish
1 part lemon-lime soda

Directions:
Combine all ingredients except mint leaves in a pitcher. Serve each glass with 2 mint leaves. Serve cold or iced.

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The Windsor Tonic

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Ingredients:
1 ½ oz Bombay Sapphire
½ oz Martini and Rossi Rosso
3 freshly cut slices of orange
Fentimans tonic water

Directions:
Build all with ice, top with Fentimans, and garnish with orange twist.

Courtesy of Bombay Sapphire Gin.… Read more

The Queen’s Bouquet

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Ingredients:
1 ½ oz Bombay Sapphire gin
4 mint leaves
3 myrtle leaves
4 blackberries
½ oz honey syrup

Directions:
Muddle all and build/stir through with cracked ice in a stemmed rocks glass. Garnish with a blackberry and sprig of myrtle.

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The Royal Rose-Marry Lemon Margarita

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What better way to toast the happy couple than with a margarita made with rosemary?

Ingredients:
4 oz Sauza Silver tequila
8 lemons (juice only)
3 cups club soda
4 tbs sugar
4 rosemary sprigs

Directions:
Combine lemons, club soda, sugar, and tequila in pitcher. Mix well. Refrigerate until cold. Place 1 rosemary sprig in each of the 4 serving cups. Pour margarita and drink cold or iced. Serves 4.

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Blushing Duchess

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Grapefruit is in season now, and it’s a fantastic cocktail ingredient! This creation comes from Grey Goose Vodka, created in honor of the upcoming Royal Wedding. While I don’t count myself among the people following these impending British nuptials, you can definitely count me among those who enjoy simple and tasty cocktails.

Ingredients:
2 parts vodka
3 wedges peeled and seeded grapefruit
½ teaspoon sugar
1 part triple sec
Turbinado sugar for rimming the glass… Read more