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Your Cocktail Itinerary For the Last Weekend of Summer

Award-winning bartender Kaitlyn Stewart shares a trio of recipes to keep the summer vibes going through the long weekend.

You’ve got one weekend left of summer: better make it count. Luckily, Foodie of the Year and award-winning mixologist Kaitlyn Stewart is here to help, sharing a trio of elevated cocktail recipes to take you from the patio to morning-after brunch.

For the Patio: 
Queen’s Cuppa

1 oz Tanqueray gin
½ oz ginger liqueur
½ oz sweet vermouth
½ oz lemon juice
2 oz Earl Grey tea
Handful of mint
1 dash Bittered Sling Lem-Marrakech bitters

Place ingredients in a shaker tin and shake for 7 to 10 seconds. Strain over fresh ice into a Collins glass. Garnish with a lemon wheel and sprig of mint.

This recipe can also be doubled/tripled to be served as a punch or in a pitcher.

Your NightCap: D
azed and Confused

1½ oz Zacapa rum
½ oz Mia Amata amaro
Bar spoon Chartreuse
7 drops chocolate bitters
7 drops Bittered Sling Lem-Marrakech bitters

Place all ingredients in a mixing glass and mix for 10 to 15 seconds. Strain into a chilled coupe and garnish with a lemon wheel.

Hair of the Dog: B
runch with Bae

1 oz Ketel One vodka
½ oz amaro
¼ oz Tia Maria
Pinch of citric acid
1 dash Bittered Sling Lem-Marrakech bitters
Ginger beer

Place all ingredients except the ginger beer in a shaker tin and shake for 7 to 10 seconds. Strain over crushed ice into a copper mug and top with ginger beer. Garnish with a lemon twist and a coffee bean.


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