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Gunner’s Libation: The Cold Shoulder

by Jeanne McGovern

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Fern Mallis’ Spring Fashion Trend: Floral Prints and Sorbet Colors

Pairing Cocktail: With floral garnishes and a scoop of sorbet, this Spring Flowers cocktail (pictured here) will complement this season’s freshest looks.

Recipe by Jair Bustillos SGWS Mixologist & Spirits Educator from Las Vegas, NV

Ingredients:

1 oz. Citrus Vodka

1 oz. Lemoncello

1 ½ oz. Fresh sour

1-2 scoops lemon sorbet

Garnish: Edible Viola, Matcha Powder

Special Instructions: Add a scoop of sorbet to your chilled coupe glass. Add your first three ingredients and shake and serve up in your coupe glass.

Fern Mallis’ Spring Fashion Trend: “The Cold Shoulder” AKA Off-the-Shoulder Looks

Pairing Cocktail: The cool mint flavors and garnishes in this Lucky McBeans cocktail will help consumers chill out while showing a little skin.

Recipe by Jair Bustillos SGWS Mixologist & Spirits Educator from Las Vegas, NV

Ingredients:

1 oz. Irish Whiskey

1 oz. Crème De Menthe

1 oz. White Crème de Cacao

2 oz. Heavy whipping cream

Garnish: Mint top, Chocolate covered Coffee Bean

Special Instructions: Blend all of the items, and then garnish

As a cocktail writer, all sorts of interesting — and not so interesting — story pitches and drink recipes come across my email. I ignore 98 percent of them. But something from “Southern Glazer’s” caught my eye and made me laugh out loud. Thus, I share with you the news: “Consumers refresh their wardrobes with the latest spring looks, they can also make sure their cocktails are on trend.” Dying to know what to drink with your new spring outfit? Fear not, Southern Glazer’s mixologists have paired “this year’s favorite spring cocktails with the hottest 2017 spring fashion trends, as identified by internationally acclaimed fashion consultant and creator of New York Fashion Week, Fern Mallis. These cocktail recipes will help consumers take Fern’s favorite looks straight from the runway to their kitchens and home bars.” We’ll drink to that (with a smirk on our faces).


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