• 1 ½ oz. Absolut Elyx
• 1 oz. soda water
• ¾ oz. St-Germain Elderflower Liqueur
• ½ oz. mint syrup
• ½ oz. Mastika
• 4 blackberries
• 4 blueberries
DIRECTIONS: Combine all ingredients in a shaker. Fill with ice and shake. Strain the mixture into a glass and then fill with crushed ice. If you want to get fancy: Garnish with a dehydrated pineapple slice, a skewer of black cherries, and orchid flower.
Sweet & Spicy Margarita
Shake up summer with a mix of sweet and spicy, courtesy of The Tiki Bar at The Palms Hotel & Spa in Miami Beach.
• 1 ½ oz. jalapeño-infused Casa
• ¾ oz. Solerno Blood Orange liquor
• ¾ oz. guava purée
• ¾ oz. lime juice
DIRECTIONS: Add ingredients to shaker with ice. Rim the glass with ancho-sugar. Shake ingredients well and strain into a glass with ice. Garnish with jalapeño and a lime slice.
Pepino Hasta la Tambora
Ron Barceló has drummed up a new seasonal cocktail to celebrate the onset of summer by channeling the fresh flavors of cucumber, citrus and, of course, sugar.
• 2 oz. of Ron Barceló Gran Añejo
• 1 oz. citrus
• 1 oz. fresh cucumber water
• ¾ oz. sugar
• Mint sprig garnish
DIRECTIONS: Add all ingredients in shaker over rocks and shake vigorously. Line the glass inside with cucumber slices and strain the cocktail mix. Add a mint sprig garnish.