Archive of ‘Lillet Rose’ category

Bastille, cognac cocktail

Today, in 1789, French revolutionaries stormed the Bastille, the Parisian fortress and prison. It was an act now celebrated as the opening event in the French Revolution. In recognition, we have pulled together a concoction of cognac, rose vermouth and a few drops of green Chartreuse. Vive la Republique, mes enfants! Bastille 1 1/2 ounces […]


Urbanite, martini cocktail

This variation of a martini uses 1876, a vodka from Dripping Strings, Texas. While most unflavored vodkas have very low taste profiles, 1876 has an almost elusive hint of the limestone filtered water drawn from the Texas Hill Country. Urbanite 2 ounces vodka 1/2 Lillet Rose 1/4 Orange curacao 1 dash orange bitters Pour all […]


B Movie, Oscars cocktail

Leading up to Sunday’s Oscars awards, it’s time to celebrate those films completely undeserving of recognition but belonging to a classic cinematic class: The B Movie. The star of this drink is a rosé flavored vermouth; gin and cream de banana (What?) are cast in supporting roles. B Movie 2 ounces Lillet Rose 1/2 ounce […]


Keystone, cocktail contest entry

This drink is My Daily Cocktails’ entry in the annual San Antonio Cocktail Conference. The recipe includes a custom-made grapefruit-tarragon flavored bitters, developed specifically for the competition. The Canadian whiskey and Lillet Rosé were chosen from the list of ingredients provided by William Grant & Sons, a conference sponsor. Keystone 2 ounces Gibson’s Canadian whiskey 1 […]