In the July/August 2018 issue, Jake Emen explores how blue curaçao has come back into favor with creative bartenders across the country. And since blue drinks seem to be especially perfect for summer, we’ve rounded up some recipes to bookmark for the season.
A balanced blend of rum, cognac, falernum and citrus.
Invented in Honolulu in 1957, the Blue Hawaii cocktail is one of the original blue drinks.
A combination of rum, coconut, passionfruit and pineapple from Fairweather in San Diego.
Corpse Reviver No. Blue
A playful recipe invented by Jacob Briars in 2007, with blue curaçao stepping in for Cointreau.
A careful balance of gin, white crème de cacao, lemon juice, Cocchi Americano, blue curaçao and cinnamon syrup.
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