Posts Tagged ‘Lime shortage’

Melon, gin cocktail

So, where’e the melon? In the name only. There’s no Midori Melon Liqueur. The idea was to create a melon-like flavor using the maraschino and lemon. The cherry garnish seems an odd note. Maybe the question is not about the lack of melon, but why is there a cherry in my drink? Melon 2 ounces […]


Gin Mickey, summer cocktail

This is a riff on the Gin Rickey, a cocktail using lime and gin originally created in Washington, D.C., during the late 1800s. In continuing recognition of the lime crisis, we have renamed and reworked this drink with mandarin and gin. You can, as with any rickey, substitute the spirit. Gin Mickey 2 ounces of […]