SUMMER COCKTAILS AND OTHER CONCOCTIONS….

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The color yellow conjures images of sun and spring and light and happy… much like the branding color found in the Line Dry collection launching for Spring 2014. With yellow on the brain, it’s no wonder my summer cocktail list revolves around this shade… cheers!

It has been said that this was Ernest Hemingway’s drink of choice first thing in the morning.

the hemingway daiquiri.
classic. simple. easy.
the hallmark of a perfect drink (and outfit).
Ice
2 ounces white rum
3/4 ounce fresh lime juice
1/2 ounce fresh grapefruit juice
1/2 ounce maraschino liqueur
1 lime wheel, for garnish
**shake it all with ice. serve with a line wheel.
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Manhattan. Obviously.
A nod to the great city in which Line Dry Inc. was created. Many a day I feel the desire to work with one of these in hand……INGREDIENTS:
3 oz. rye whiskey
1 oz. sweet vermouth
3 dashes Angostura bitters
1 maraschino cherry
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vintage citrus

vintage citrus. delicious and refreshing. for those days when a detox is best.
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The Original Dry Martini. The 1910s-era iconic cocktail and my drink of choice at a dinner party.
INGREDIENTS:
1 1⁄2 oz. London dry or Plymouth gin
1 1⁄2 oz. French white dry vermouth
2 dashes orange bitters (preferably
Regan’s Orange Bitters No. 6)
Strip of orange peel
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Southside Fizz. Perfect for a relaxing beach vacation or for a night out on the town – as versatile as a Line Dry dress.
INGREDIENTS:
2 oz. dry gin
3/4 oz. fresh lemon juice
1 tsp. superfine sugar (or use simple syrup)
8–10 mint leaves
Chilled club soda
Large ice cubes or ice spear
Garnish: mint sprig
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