“Laaaaaaaaaaaaaaid back, with my mind on my money and my money on my mind” – Anyone? Snoop Dog? Circa 1995? Is this thing on?
I don’t know about you guys, but I think Thursday night is a great time to try out a new drink.
While out with some gal friends on Wednesday night, I had the most delicious drink called the “Marie Antoinette” which was so tasty (tasty enough to lose your head over – in the guillotine – like Marie Antoinette – guess it’s not funny if you have to explain it eh?) that I tried to recreate it in my very own kitchen. Dave and I got a juicer for our wedding that I have just been dying to use, so this was the perfect opportunity to sip’ on some gin and freshly sqeezed ‘juice’ if you will – grapefruit juice that is!
I usually feel as though my mixology is never quite up to par with what a professional bartender would produce, but I gotta say, this tasted pretty good – so good that I think I had a few too many and was feeling pretty glad that tomorrow is Friday. Ooof.
1.5 oz (1 Shot) Gin
1 oz (1/2 Shot, give or take) St. Germain
1.5 oz freshly squeezed grapefruit juice
Splash of Orange Juice
Splash of Champagne (or Fresca if you want to add some carbonation, but non-alcoholic carbonation)
1) Add gin, st. germain, grapefruit juice and orange juice to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake for 10 seconds until foamy
2) Pour mixture into a martini glass and top off with a splash of champagne (or Fresca).
Enjoy! (but beware :))