Golden State

No. 9 Park * BostonThe 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. More Vodka Cocktails

Yield:
1 drink

Ingredients

  • Ice cubes, plus cracked ice

  • 1 1/2 ounces vodka, preferably Hangar One

  • 1/2 ounce St-Germain elderflower liqueur

  • 2 ounces fresh white grapefruit juice

  • 1 ounce chilled ginger beer

  • 1 grapefruit twist, for garnish

Directions

  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.

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