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Drinks

The Blue Whale

The Blue Whale
Glenn Koenig / Los Angeles Times

With craft cocktail bars sprouting like fungi in a locally sourced mushroom martini made with artisanal bitters, you sometimes find yourself longing for a simpler cocktail. Perhaps, like Carrie Bradshaw in "Sex and the City," you crave a rosy-red cosmopolitan. ... Read more

Total time: 5 minutes | Serves 1
  • 2 ounces vodka, preferably Stoli
  • 1 ounce Curacao
  • 1/2 ounce lemon juice
  • Ginger beer

Step 1In a cocktail shaker, combine the vodka, curacao and lemon juice. Shake and strain over ice, top with ginger beer and serve, preferably in a blue Tiki pint glass.

Note: Adapted from Aidan Demarest.

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