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Rhode Island Red

  • SERVINGS: Makes 1 drink

Providence • Los Angeles

The drink's creator, Italian-born bartender Vincenzo Marianella, got serious about mixology during a visit to Australia in 2003. He was so impressed by the cocktails there that he wound up staying long enough to attend bartending classes in Sydney.

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  1. 8 raspberries
  2. Ice
  3. 1 1/2 ounces silver tequila
  4. 3/4 ounce Chambord
  5. 1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice
  6. 1/4 ounce Simple Syrup
  7. Dash of orange bitters
  8. 3 ounces chilled ginger beer
  9. 1 mint sprig
  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle 6 of the raspberries. Add ice and the tequila, Chambord, lemon juice, Simple Syrup and bitters. Shake well and strain into an ice-filled highball glass. Top with the ginger beer. Garnish with the remaining 2 raspberries and the mint sprig.