Timeless Drinks After a Round
Whether kicking back at the club after a round or simply hosting
a few friends to dine al fresco, these are the sippers that
simply say it best. Just as retro is back in fashion this
season the hottest drinks are the timeless classics. Stick
with the originals and make them authentic—use classic
brands and fresh juices and what can go wrong!
Gin and Tonic
When making a gin drink, be sure to use Hendrick’s Gin,
a more botanical blend of gin with coriander, orange peel
and cucumber. A slice of cucumber adds old fashioned class.
Quick Mix: In an old fashioned glass, pour 2 oz. gin over
rocks and top with tonic.
Best enjoyed during The Derby, this is the true drink of the
sultry South. Discover why it has been a classic American
cocktail since pre-Prohibition days.
Quick Mix: Muddle one sprig of mint in a double-old fashioned
glass and combine with 1 oz. of simple syrup and 2 oz. of
bourbon. Stir. Garnish with another sprig, and serve in a
silver cup for the authentic touch.
One of Ernest Hemingway’s favorites—enough said.
Cuba’s version of the julep leaves nothing to be desired.
Envision yourself on the patio at the Copa.
Quick Mix: Muddle one mint sprig with 1 oz. simple syrup and
1 oz. of fresh lime juice in a shaker. Add 1 1/2 oz silver
rum, 2 dashes of bitters and shake with ice. Pour over ice
into a highball glass and top with club soda. Garnish with
The signature drink of Wimbledon—what’s more proper
Each year, up to 40,000 pints of Pimm’s Cup No. 1 are
sold at the tournament, so get in the game!
Quick Mix: In a highball glass, combine 1 oz. of Pimm’s
Cup No. 1, 3 oz. of fresh lemonade, and top with club soda
for a light version, lemon-lime soda for a sweeter rendition,
or champagne in the traditionalist style. Mix with ice, and
garnish with a slice of apple.