Ocean Prime Restaurants 2021 Summer Cocktails

By Ocean Prime Restaurants

Summer Craft Cocktails

Summer is in full swing and we’re craving a refreshing cocktail. Ocean Prime has introduced three seasonal sippersAperitivo, Spanish Gin & Tonic and Summer Saké — available at the restaurant’s 16 locations across the U.S., including Beverly Hills, New York and Chicago.

You can also find the recipes below for these summer cocktails to try at home.

Aperitivo

INGREDIENTS:
– 5 ripe raspberries
– ½ oz. fresh-squeezed lemon juice
– ½ oz. simple syrup
– 1 ½ oz. Aperol
– ¾ oz. club soda
– 3 oz. dry sparkling wine

Garnish:
– 3 blackberries
– 2 raspberries
– 2 lemon wheels (¼” and slid down the side of the glass)

METHOD:
Prep Glass:
Mixing Tin / Service Glass: Wine Glass
Combine raspberries, lemon juice, simple syrup, Aperol & club soda in mixing tin.
• Fill larger mixing tin to the top with ice.
• Shake vigorously for ten seconds to break up raspberries and combine cocktail.
• Double strain into service glass filled halfway with ice and ½ garnishes.
• Top with sparkling wine, stir.
• Add remaining ice and garnishes.

Spanish Gin & Tonic

INGREDIENTS:
– 1 ½ oz. gin
– ½ oz. fresh-squeezed lime juice
– 1 bottle (187 ml.) Fever Tree Indian Tonic

Garnish:
– English cucumber ribbon
– 5 juniper berries
– 1 edible flower

METHOD:
Service Glass:
Snifter
Combine gin and lime into service glass.
• Add ice while layering in ribbon of cucumber & dropping in juniper berries.
• Place in one small bunch of edible flowers.
• Serve tableside with remaining FeverTree Tonic sidecar.

Summer Saké

INGREDIENTS:
– 1 ½ oz. vodka
– ½ oz. saké
– ½ oz. fresh-squeezed lemon juice
– ½ oz. simple syrup
– ¾ oz. strawberry purée (cut 1:1 with water)

Garnish:
– floating orchid flower

METHOD:
Prep Glass:
Mixing Tin / Service Glass: Coupe
Combine all ingredients in smaller mixing tin.
• Fill larger mixing tin to the top with ice.
• Shake vigorously for ten seconds.
• Strain into chilled service glass.
• Garnish.

> For more information, go to the Ocean Prime restaurant group official website.