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The Heir Apparent: A Cocktail for Gentlemen

Another installment of Broadway Libations: You’re a D’Ysquith… you always thought it could be true, and now you know for sure. In order to appropriately play your part (and earn your inheritance) you have to drink a Gentleman’s drink. This cocktail also assists in rapid wardrobe changes, and juggling multiple lovers. Drink this irresponsibly while singing and complimenting your mistress on her shoes….


1 oz Ruby Port
1 oz gin
1 oz lemon juice
½ oz rosemary simple syrup*
2 dashes Regan’s Orange Bitters
Lemon wedge

Directions: Fill a 10-oz. glass with ice. Add gin, port, lemon juice and syrup. Add tonic to fill. Top with bitters. Flip to mix. Garnish with a lemon wedge.

*Ingredients for Rosemary Simple Syrup (1-quart batch)
1 box superfine sugar
1 bunch fresh rosemary
Hot water

Directions for Rosemary Simple Syrup: Combine sugar and rosemary in a 1-quart container. Add hot water to fill. Mix to dissolve sugar and let steep for 20 to 30 minutes. Strain to remove rosemary




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