Rhode Island Red

Providence * Los AngelesThe 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.Plus: Ultimate Cocktail Guide

Yield:
1 drink

Ingredients

  • 8 raspberries

  • Ice

  • 1 1/2 ounces silver tequila

  • 3/4 ounce Chambord

  • 1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice

  • 1/4 ounce Simple Syrup

  • Dash of orange bitters

  • 3 ounces chilled ginger beer

  • 1 mint sprig

Directions

  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.

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