The Modern Cocktail

Begin with an ounce and a half of Highland Harvest Organic Scotch Whisky in a shaker. Add half a teaspoon of fresh-squeezed lemon juice (about half a wedge worth) and a half teaspoon of Papagayo Spiced Rum, and shake. Next take a martini glass and swish a quarter teaspoon of Leopold Brother’s Absinthe Verte around…

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The Amelia Earhart

This sumptuous cocktail proudly straddles the line between the classic Aviation cocktail and the ever-chic Cosmopolitan. Shake 3 ounces Vodka 14, 2 ounces cranberry juice, 1 ounce Rothman & Winter Crème De Violette and a generous squeeze of fresh lime over ice. Strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with a wheel of lime…

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Watermelon and Basil Martini

This summertime treat begins with 1.5 cups of diced ripe watermelon. Shake over ice with 7 freshly-torn basil leaves and 6 ounces of Juniper Green London Dry Gin and an ounce of gomme or simple syrup as a sweetener. Strain into a martini glass and garnish with a skewer of watermelon…

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The Southern Southern Peach

The cocktail begins with an infusion of 12 ounces (half of a 750mL bottle) of Papagayo Platinum Rum with a small white peach, sliced. Place these ingredients in a sealed glass container and allow them to steep at room temperature. After five days, add two leaves of basil, and allow the mixture to steep another two…

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The Organic Mai Tai

The Mai Tai (a bastardization of the Tahitian word for “good”) is said to have originated not in Polynesia, but in California, where South Pacific-themed bars were all the rage in the 1950’s. The exact origins may be lost to history, but thankfully the recipe is not. Here we offer an organic variation: In a…

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