Saturday, September 1, 2007

Summer Cocktails

Cantina's got some great original cocktails, perfect for the summer (Indian, in our case) time.

What you see here:

- a blackberry and Cabernet caipirinha made of Mae de Ouro cachaca, fresh OJ, lime, Driscoll Farm blackberries, crushed ice and Three Thieves Cabernet.

- a classic margarita of Arête tequila blanco, lime, limoncello and agave néctar.

- the pink thing? i can't remember; it was custom made by the proprietor himself, mixology master Duggan McDonnell, and all I can say was that it was deliciously refreshing.

Thumbs up as well on the five-spice margarita, pisco punch and pomegranate manhattan, the last composing of Woodford Reserve "Cantina barrel" bourbon, pomegranate molasses, cynar and Casablanca bitters. Lip-smackingly good.

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