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Whaley’s #1 Cocktail

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Rum, grapefruit and rosé meet in this sunny spritz.

With a cocktail menu organized by number rather than name, Whaley’s raw bar and restaurant in Washington, D.C. is known for its light, refreshing creations like this best-seller. The #1 is a sunny spritz primed for sipping alongside oysters.


  • 1 oz. rum (Whaley's uses Caña Brava)
  • 1 oz. elderflower liqueur
  • 1 oz. fresh grapefruit juice
  • ½ oz. simple syrup (1:1)
  • 4 oz. Cremant rosé
  • Tools:barspoon
  • Glass:wine
  • Garnish:lemon wheel


Add all the ingredients to a wine glass, stir and add ice. Top with sparkling rosé. Garnish.

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