First of all, Happy International Women’s Day. It’s been quite a year+, eh? I know I’m exhausted and drained and often tempted to just close my eyes and my ears and alalalala and pretend it all isn’t happening. But I can’t do that. We can’t do that.
We have to continue to resist. To fight. And most importantly, to support each other, to raise each other up. Empowered women empower women.
When I was planning out the blog schedule for the next couple of months, I couldn’t help but notice that the date I had slotted for a cocktail post happened to be International Women’s Day. It felt right. We deserve a drink, damnit. So in honor of strong women everywhere, a strong cocktail.
Looking for more cocktail and mocktail recipes? Find them in the archives.
- 2 ounces blanco tequila
- 1 ounce St Germain elderflower liqueur
- 1 ounce lime juice
- a few dashes orange or grapefruit bitters
- lime wheel or twist for garnish
- Into a cocktail shaker, add the tequila, St Germain, lime juice and bitters, along with a handful of ice.
- Shake vigorously for at least 30 seconds.
- Strain into a chilled martini or coupe glass and garnish with a lime wheel or twist.
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