Handful of Roses cocktail recipe

May 6, 2011 6:35:47 PM PDT
This Handful of Roses recipe is courtesy of Josh Pearson with Sepia restaurant in Chicago.

Ingredients:
1.5 oz. Don Q Cristal
0.5 oz. lemon
0.5 oz. sugar cane syrup
2 raspberries
Cilantro sprig
2.0 oz. Fentimans rose lemonade

Directions:
Muddle raspberries and cilantro.
Add all ingredients besides lemonade in mixing glass.
Strain into champagne flute.
Top with lemonade and garnish with raspberry speared on cilantro stem.

Mocktail version:
Substitute rum with 2 oz. Ruby Red grapefruit juice.