Summer, here we come! With your destination beach wedding right around the corner this is a fun chance to designate yourself as a modern mixologist and test drive some signature cocktails for your bridal soiree. Below are two of my favorite exotic, mouthwatering cocktail recipes. Cheers!
1 oz. fresh lime
1 oz. fresh simple syrup
15 fresh mint leaves
2.5 oz. Charbay Tahitian Vanilla Bean Rum
2.5 oz. Club soda
In a mixing glass, muddle mint, lime and sugar with vigor; add ice, rum, club soda and stir well.
Charbay Summer Breeze
2 oz. CHARBAY Meyer Lemon Vodka
3 oz. Orange juice
1/2 oz. Pineapple juice
Fill a 12 oz. Collins glass with ice; mix all ingredients and garnish with a lemon wheel
About Autumn Millhouse
Autumn Millhouse is a local travel writer, international trekker and self-proclaimed “hopeless-romantic”. Author of the hugely popular Romantic Napa Valley: An Insider’s Guide for Couples, she is currently working on two books with similar themes dealing with travel and romance. In Calistoga, her book is available at Copperfield Book Store, Solage Spa, Castello di Amorosa and Sterling Winery. Check out her blog at www.romanticnapavalleybook.com.