♦ First gardenia of spring ♦
The Windsor, made best by the bartenders at The Hive in Bentonville, Arkansas. Enjoy it there if you can, but if that’s not possible, here’s your how-to.
Combine in an ice-filled cocktail shaker:
2 ounces Absolut Ruby Red vodka
1 ounce St. Germaine elderflower liqueur
1/4 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
1/4 ounce simple syrup
3/4 ounce freshly squeezed grapefruit juice
Strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with a wide slice of grapefruit peel.
Try it, and you will be a
Thank you, kind bartender at The Hive in Bentonville. Your drink was divine. (Lesson learned for the novice cocktail maker trying this at home: Don’t accidentally double the amount of grapefruit juice in your sister’s glass. Sorry, L.)