5 O’ Clock Friday: Summer Concoctions from Sway!

Entertaining this weekend?  These refreshing summer cocktails created by NYC’s Sway  Lounge Mixologist Tim Brooks will complete any menu!

Raspberry SpritzerRaspberry Spritzer

1/4 oz. Chambord
4 raspberries
5 oz. prosecco

Pour 1/4 oz. Chambord into a shaker, add 4 raspberries and muddle.  Add ice, shake vigorously and strain into a chilled champagne coupe.  Top with prosecco and drop one raspberry in coupe.




Grand SmashGrand Smash

3 oz. Grand Marnier
6 lemon slices
8 mint leaves

Place 6 lemon slices (about half a lemon) and 8 mint leaves in a shaker and muddle.  Add 3 oz. of Grand Marnier and ice and shake vigorously.  Strain into chilled champagne coupe. Garnish with mint sprig.




Spiked Blueberry LemonadeSpiked Blueberry Lemonade

10 blueberries
2 oz. vodka
1/2 oz. simple syrup
1/2 oz. lemon juice
2 dashes of orange bitters

Muddle blueberries, simple syrup, 3 slices of lemons and 2 dashes of bitters. Pour mixture into shaker with ice and shake well. Pour into Collins glass and garnish with lemon and 3 blueberries.