Summer is the perfect time to start sipping on some nice cool cocktails, and what better way to do it than take some of the best mixoligist recipes from some of the hottest spots on the East coast and put them into action.
SAG HARBOR – The TANQUERAY No. TEN “LAVENDER ORCHID” Martini
Guests visiting the Hamptons waterfront community relax and absorb the beauty of summer with the refreshing taste of the TANQUERAY No. TEN Lavender Orchid Martini. The EMM Group ESTATE has been a celebrity destination in Sag Harbor for the last two years, with guests such as Molly Sims, Emmy Rossem, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Supermodel Jessica Stam, Ne-Yo, Paris Hilton, Ryan Seacrest and Vanessa Minnillo who have all enjoyed sipping sweet Lavender Orchid Martinis poolside during weekend stays on the grounds of the lavish mansion.
1 Oz. TANQUERAY No. TEN
! Oz. CHAMBORD
1 Oz. Sour Mix
Shake and strain into a chilled martini glass and top with ginger ale until filled.
VEGAS – The DON JULIO “HIGH ROLLER MARGARITA”
Hollywood’s high rolling hunks like Andy Garcia, Benicio Del Toro, Ryan Seacrest, Channing Tatum, Carson Daly and Don Cheadle keep their skills sharp indulging in Don Julio High Roller Margaritas while playing the casinos along the Las Vegas strip.
HIGH ROLLER MARGARITA
1 Oz. Don Julio Real
"1/2 oz. Grand Marnier
Cuvee Du Cent Cinquantenaire
"1/2 oz. Fresh Lime Juice
Shake over ice and strain into a martini glass, garnish with a lime
MIAMI – The “ORONOCO RUM MOJITO”
Get wild in the madness of Miami with the Ornonoco Mojito.
Like fans Jennifer Lopez, Lance Bass, Jamie Foxx and Maria Bello, the
Oronoco Mojito will add a kick start to any Miami summer night.
Available at Jeffrey Chodorow’s posh Japanese-inspired Kobe Club Miami
steakhouse, revelers can mix and mingle at the high-end eatery and
enjoy the Miami sunset in the outdoor dining garden.
1 " oz. ORONOCO RUM
3 Fresh Cut Lime Wedges
8 Fresh Cut Min Leaves
1 TSP. of Sugar
2 oz. Fresh Lime Juice
2 oz. Soda Water
In a tall glass, muddle mint leaves, 2 lime wedges, and sugar. Fill glass with cracked ice.
Pour in ORONOCO, Lime Juice and Soda. Stir gently and garnish with a lime wedge and sugar cane.
EAST HAMPTON – The GREY GOOSE “ MANOR” Cocktail On The Rocks
Revelers at the exclusive East Hampton private Grey Goose Manor can enjoy the magnificent manicured greenery and lavish grounds while sipping the refreshing “Manor” cocktail on the rocks. The delicious blend of Grey Goose Le Citron with sake, iced tea and lemon juice creates the ultimate summer concoction. VIPs such as Nicky Hilton, Taryn Manning, Danny Masterson, Estelle, DJ Steve Aoki and more have all divulged at the luxurious East Hampton exclusive hide-away.
1 1/2 parts GREY GOOSE Le CITRON
1 part Sake
1part BOMBILLA Iced Tea
1 part Fresh Lemon Juice
1/2 part Simple Syrup
NEW YORK CITY, Upper West Side – THE “HENNESSY FIRE-FIVE”
Manhattan-ites can sip the Hennessy Fire Five martini on the Rooftop Lounge of the Empire Hotel while absorbing floor to ceiling views of Manhattan’s Upper West Side, Central Park and Columbus Circle. With frequenters such as Kim Cattrall, Kelly Ripa, Jimmy Fallon, Teri Hatcher, A-Rod, Kim Raver, and Lindsay Price, the luxurious rooftop lounge, featuring an extravagant outdoor patio, is the perfect setting to watch a summer evening sunset while sipping
The “HENNESSY FIRE-FIVE”
.75 oz freshly squeezed lime juice
.5oz agave nectar
1.5 oz Hennessy VS
2 dashes of Chipotle Tabasco
1 oz Moet Brut Champagne
Build all ingredients except the champagne add ice shake and strain
into a martini glass. Top with one ounce of champagne and garnish
with an aurora pepper.
MONTAUK – THE “CHANDON SUNSET”
The delicious Chandon Sunset is a perfect cocktail for those trekking out to
the tip of Long Island to bask in the gorgeous views, white, sandy beaches
and vivacious waves. Montauk frequenters such as Molly Sims, Niki Taylor and Jason Lewis indulge in the summertime sweetness of the Chandon Sunset.
Don Julio Silver Tequila
Passion Fruit & Blood Orange Puree
Fresh Pink Grapefruit
Splash of Chandon Rose
FIRE ISLAND – The BELVEDERE “STARTINI”
Fire Island rompers and revelers enjoy the evening sky of the island oasis with the Belvedere Startini in hand. Fashionistas and Manhattan-ites looking for laid back fun-filled weekends head to this destination for the Belvedere Startini, a splash of luxury and excitement.
1.5 oz Belvedere
1/4 oz fresh lemon juice slightly sweetened
" oz simple syrup
1oz Pomegranate juice
Mix with ice and strain into martini glass. Garnish with a sliced lemon
NEW YORK CITY, Upper East Side – The CREEK WATER Bucket
Patrons at Memphis BBQ eatery Southern Hospitality enjoy the summer in the city while
sharing a CREEK WATER bucket with their pals at the restaurant’s summer sidewalk café. A mixture of rum and sweet tea, this exciting beverage will add flare to any happy hour or weekend meal. VIP guests such as Chace Crawford, Nick & Drew Lachey, Kid Rock and Joey Fatone all partake in sharing this fun beverage concoction with friends.
2.5 Oz bacardi Limon rum
4.5 Oz Sweetened Ice Tea, Sweet Tea
15 Gummy Worms
Jumbo colored straws - usually 4 - 8
All in a 12 Oz Bucket-
(Can be made stronger, or more iced tea, depends on how many people its for)
For more information on the Kobe Club Miami, visit: www.chinagrillmgt.com/kobeMI
For more information on Southern Hospitality, visit: www.southernhospitalitybbq.com