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.

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

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.