This drink is the perfect way to wind down my week-long cocktail party. After all, I just recently returned from an amazing trip to Venice. This wasn’t a drink I ever had there, but the name alone made it perfect.
But don’t be fooled–just because the name has “sunset” in it doesn’t mean this is an easy sipping drink for the front porch. This bambino is NO JOKE. It’s strong and it’s good. So bottoms, up readers. Here’s to a great week of celebrating, a great giveaway (details below), and many more years of food and fun here on Apple a Day. Cin cin!
from Williams-Sonoma, Cocktail Parties
3 TBSP gin
1 TBSP dry vermouth
1 TBSP Campari
1 TBSP Grand Marnier
orange twist, for garnish
1. Chill a cocktail glass and fill a cocktail shaker half full with ice. Pour all alcohols into shaker, cover with lid, and shake about 20 seconds. Strain into glass and garnish with orange twist. Makes one drink.
*And now you last reminder for this week’s giveaway. Remember, you can enter three times for each post this week. At stake–a copy of the book I used for this week’s recipes (except Aperol Spritz) and a $50 Williams-Sonoma gift card. You know you could have fun with that! Here’s how to get your three entries:
1. Leave a comment on today’s post telling me what drink, cocktail or non-alcoholic, you’ve never had but would love to try.
2. Either like Apple a Day’s new facebook page and come back here to tell me you’ve done so or, if you’ve already liked
the page, leave a comment on the facebook page question of the day and come back here
to tell me you’ve done so.
3. Tweet the following message (just copy and paste the text in between
the stars): *I entered to win a $50 Williams-Sonoma gift card on Apple a
Day! You can enter here: http://goo.gl/i0Sup @appleadayblog* Once you’ve tweeted, come back to today’s post and tell me you’ve tweeted.
Very sweet post. I want to go back to Italy so bad! I sadly never made it to Venice =/
A dirty martini
I've never had a white Russian and I would love to try one!
Sounds pretty, looks pretty, I'm sure it tastes GREAT! I'm adding this to my list of drinks to make soon! Wooohoo!
I couldn't think of one at first but then I saw someone mention a white russian! Totally want to try that sometime. Not my usual style but definitely something I want to try.
Everyone keeps on telling me I would love a Moscow Mule – so that's the next drink on my to try list.
Oh, I gotta make that! Thanks for sharing!
I'd like to try horchata. Given I live in AZ – shouldn't be too hard, but I still haven't given it a go!
I just commented on the FB page.
I've never had a white Russian
I'd have to sip this puppy – there's a lot of alcohol in there.
I really want to try wine from Spain…while in Spain haha . I comented on the FB page as well