Add a little something different to the Daiquiri — in this case, the elderflower goodness of St~Germain for a floral variation on the classic — and you have yourself an entirely new take on the drink.
Call it an eye-opener, a pick-me-up, a corpse reviver — no matter the name, if you were a sporting man, you’d have downed a drink like this Morning Glory Fizz.
It’s sweet, it’s tart, and it gives a great pink hue to cocktails. We’ve opted for organic pomegranate juice that doesn’t come from concentrate, but if you can find enough fresh pomegranates and have the time to juice them yourself (but let’s face it, who does?), this can give you the best results.
The traditional serving of the Mint Julep in the Deep South was as much about the ceremony as it was the drink itself. It was served to family and guests on a hot summer afternoons with the greatest fanfare and flourish to show respect for those receiving it. The recipe varied from home to home.
The Daisy cocktail is a much maligned and misunderstood drink classification. Is it a Sour? Isn’t it a Fix? Perhaps it’s a Collins of sorts or a Fizz? Whatever the case may be, a Daisy can be made of gin, brandy, rum or whiskey, generally with lemon juice, a sweetening agent and a touch of fizz.