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Red Grape and Coconut Refresher, Kittichai, New York City
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Red Grape & Coconut Refresher

  • SERVINGS: makes 1 drink

Kittichai • New York City

Top bar chef Albert Trummer, who makes many of his own mixers, is the cocktail consultant at this elegant Thai restaurant in SoHo.

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  1. 12 seedless red grapes, plus 4 halved grapes
  2. 1 teaspoon dark brown sugar
  3. 2 ounces vodka, preferably Ciroc
  4. 2 ounces unsweetened coconut water
  5. Crushed ice
  6. 2 ounces chilled Champagne
  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the 12 whole red grapes with the brown sugar. Add the vodka, coconut water and halved grapes. Stir and pour—don't strain—into a highball glass over crushed ice, then top with the Champagne.