Paloma cocktail

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"The summery, more fun version of a margarita—and margaritas are already pretty fun."

  • 2 ounces tequila
  • 1/2 ounce St-Germain elderflower liqueur
  • 5 ounces grapefruit soda

    Serve in a Collins glass, and add a lime wedge if you'd like.
  • Pegu Club cocktail

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    Pegu Club
    "So simple and refreshing."

  • 2 parts gin
  • 1 part Cointreau
  • 1 part lime juice

    Shake with ice and serve. (You can add a few drops of Angostura bitters to keep it classic.)
  • Americano cocktail

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    "Everyone associates James Bond with the Vesper martini, but in fact, this is the first cocktail he orders in the novel Casino Royale."

  • 1 part sweet vermouth
  • 1 part Campari
  • 5 parts club soda

    Serve in a Collins glass, and add an orange wedge if you'd like.