Sarah's Smile

Light and immensely refreshing, Sarah's Smile is a great cocktail for parties because it can be made in large batches and chilled in advance. Tony Abou-Ganim quickly shakes each drink with ice and strains it into a glass. To save time, shake two servings at once.

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  • Servings: 8
  • Time(Other): Plus 2 hrs for chilling

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  • 12 ounces vodka, preferably grape, such as Cîroc
  • 8 ounces St-Germain elderflower liqueur
  • 4 ounces Aperol
  • 8 ounces fresh Ruby Red grapefruit juice
  • 8 ounces fresh lemon juice
  • 4 ounces Simple Syrup
  • Ice
  • 8 Ruby Red grapefruit wheels and 8 mint sprigs, for garnish

How to make this recipe

  1. In a pitcher, combine all of the ingredients except ice and the garnishes. Refrigerate until chilled, about 2 hours. To serve, fill a shaker with ice. Add a quarter of the punch and shake well. Strain into 2 chilled ice-filled collins glasses and garnish each drink with 1 grapefruit wheel and 1 mint sprig. Repeat with the remaining punch.

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