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Madame Bovary Cocktail

A fresh and fruity highball.

A simple herb-and-fruit infusion transforms this mix into a wonderfully complex drink.


  • 1 1⁄2 oz. gin
  • 1 oz. raspberry-lemongrass Aperol
  • 3 1⁄2 oz. fresh grapefruit juice
  • 3⁄4 oz. simple syrup (1:1)
  • 1 3⁄4 oz. chilled soda water
  • Tools: shaker, strainer
  • Glass:large wine glass
  • Garnish: grapefruit twist, raspberry and blueberry


Shake the first 4 ingredients with ice and strain into ice-filled glass; add the soda and stir gently. Garnish.

Raspberry-Lemongrass Aperol: In a large jar, add 8 oz. of fresh raspberries and 2 stalks of chopped lemongrass and cover with 1 750-ml. bottle of Aperol. Cover the jar and let steep for 48 hours; strain the mixture and keep refrigerated for up to 1 month.

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