Whaley’s #1 Cocktail

whaley's cocktailWith 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.

Brian Zipin, Whaley’s, Washington, D.C.

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