Saint Valentine by David Wondrich
First showcased in David Wondrich’s column for Esquire, this cocktail is great for anytime of the year.
Shake well with ice:
1 ½ oz good, flavorful white rum such as banks 5 Island
½ oz Fonseca Bin 27 Ruby Port
½ oz orange Curacao or Grand Marnier
½ oz fresh-squeezed lime juice
Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
Bubbles & PINK
3 oz. chilled Croft PINK
4 oz. Champagne Laurent-Perrier Brut NV
.5 oz Cointreau
2 dashes bitters
1 lemon twist, for garnish
Pour all ingredients into a Champagne flûte and give a quick stir. Garnish with the lemon twist.