Blog Post: Cocktail Recipe | Wish You Were Here | Fountain of Youth

Cocktail Recipe | Wish You Were Here | Fountain of Youth

The Fountain of Youth, from the You Are Here* cocktail collection, focuses on citrus and the impact it had on Florida, where the fountain of youth was thought to be located. This cup recipe follows the template of spirit, fortified wine and fruit liqueur. Tall and refreshing, with a tart and bitter finish, this cocktail is a great aperitif or a lazy afternoon sipper.

Make your own at home, plus The Forbidden Cocktail, via our new cocktail kit, available for curbside pickup in May. Each kit has the goods for 2 of each cocktail. Visit our Instagram @RedbirdLA to watch Bar Director Tobin Shea guide through the recipes. Or, enjoy it the DIY way at your leisure. Instructions will also be included in the kit. Availability and offering subject to change.

Ingredients
1 oz. Grey Goose L’Orange
1 oz.  Lillet Blanc
1/2 oz. Giffard Peche de Vigne
3/4 oz. lemon
Housemade Tonic (or another tonic of your liking)
1 strawberry slice
1 cucumber wheel
1 lemon wheel
a sprig of mint

Instructions
In a glass, add 3/4 oz. Grey Goose L’Orange, 3/4 oz. Lillet, 1/2 oz. Giffard Peche de Vigne, 3/4 oz fresh lemon juice and the sliced strawberry. With a spoon, stir to incorporate. Top with ice and 2 oz. of Redbird tonic (or another tonic of your liking). Garnish with a mint sprig, cucumber wheel and lemon wheel and enjoy!

To learn more about the *now renamed Wish You Were Here cocktail collection, click here.

Visit our happenings page to see what else we are doing since our forced closure on 3.15.20, including extended takeout offerings for Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, a new la carte menu, family style dinners, heat & serve fridge stockers, lots of extras, bottled cocktails and wine with more than 50 labels at 40% off our list price, including some rare and allocated.

Cocktail Recipe | Wish You Were Here | Fountain of Youth

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