Summer sips – Metro US

Summer sips

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Sure summer is all barbecues and beer, but some nights you still want to impress friends with classy sips. And we’re not talking a batch of mojitos or margaritas. For your next warm weather soirees try these easy-to-make cocktails from renowned New York City bars, Little Branch and PDT.

Up All Night

Recipe courtesy of Lauren Schell Little Branch, NYC

1 1/2 oz Reyka Vodka

1/2 oz Rosemary Infused Cognac

3/4 oz Lemon Juice

1/2 oz Cane Syrup

Bar spoon Solernoliqueur

Whip and strain into iced Collins glass. Top with soda water. Garnish with large rosemary sprig.


Steam 75

Recipe courtesy of John deBary

1 1/2 oz Reyka Vodka

3/4 oz AITA Rhubarb

3/4 oz Lime Juice

1/2 oz Boiron Strawberry Puree

Shake and strain into chilled coupe. Top with 1 oz brut champagne. Garnish with sprigs of lavender.