Golden State

  • SERVINGS: Makes 1 drink

No. 9 Park • Boston

The bartenders at chef Barbara Lynch's Boston bar Drink created this citrusy cocktail for her with California-made Hangar One vodka after she returned from a trip to the West Coast. She christened the cocktail the Golden State.

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  1. Ice cubes, plus cracked ice
  2. 1 1/2 ounces vodka, preferably Hangar One
  3. 1/2 ounce St-Germain elderflower liqueur
  4. 2 ounces fresh white grapefruit juice
  5. 1 ounce chilled ginger beer
  6. 1 grapefruit twist, for garnish
  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice cubes. Add the vodka and St-Germain and shake well. Strain into a cracked-ice-filled double rocks glass. Stir in the grapefruit juice, then the ginger beer. Garnish with the twist.