5 Classic Cocktails To Refresh Your Palette

As a tribute to some of our favorite summer cocktails, Dana Lee, Redia Soltis and I worked on a fun editorial for Tokyo based publication, The New Order Magazine.


4 mint leaves
1 lime (for juicing)
1 teaspoon powdered sugar
2 ounces white rum
2 ounces club soda
1 sprig of mint (for garnishing)
crushed ice

Put the mint leaves into a Collins glass and squeeze the lime juice over them. Add the powdered sugar and then muddle the mint, lime juice and sugar together. Add crushed ice. Stir in the rum and top off with the club soda.

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Bloody Mary

1 1/2 ounces (1 jigger) vodka
1/2 cup tomato juice
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
Worcestershire sauce to taste
Tabasco to taste
1 celery stick for garnish
1 lemon wedge for garnish

Combine the vodka, the tomato juice, the lemon juice, the Worcestershire sauce, the Tabasco, 1 cup ice cubes, and salt and pepper to taste, shake the mixture well, and strain it into a tall glass filled with ice cubes. Garnish the Bloody Mary with the celery stick and the lemon wedge.

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Blue Lagoon

Splash of Lemonade
Garnish of Cherry
Slice of Lemon
Splash of Ice
1 part of Vodka
1 part of Blue Curaçao

To make the Blue Lagoon, you’ll need to add ice to a Highball glass and then add the other ingredients in the following order: Vodka, Blue curaçao and then Lemonade. Once this has been done, you can add your cherry and lemon slice to the glass.

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Tequila Sunrise

2 oz tequila
4 oz orange juice
1 oz grenadine
Garnish: lime or orange wedge (optional)

Pour tequila in a highball glass with ice, and top with orange juice. Stir. Add the grenadine, which will sink to the bottom and then rise up slowly through the drink Garnish with a citrus wedge and cherry.

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Pina Colada

3 ½ tablespoons coconut cream
1 (8 ounce) can pineapple chunks or 1 (8 ounce) can pineapple tidbits , in juice
2 small ripe bananas

Dump everything (except 2 pineapple chunks or tidbits) in a blender and process until smooth. Add ice and process until ice is crushed. Serve in glasses and garnish with a piece of pineapple and a cherry, if desired.

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Photography : Jennilee Marigomen
Styling & Production: Redia Soltis
Concept: Dana Lee
Assistant: Matthew Burwell

*behind the scenes*

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