Wednesday, July 10, 2024


1 1/2 oz Gin (Beefeater)
1 oz Grapefruit Juice
1/2 oz Lemon Juice
3/4 oz Maraschino (Luxardo)

Shake with ice, strain into a coupe glass, and garnish with a cherry.
Two Wednesdays prior, I opened up the BartendersChoice app and selected the Sands by Matty Gee at Manhattan's Milk & Honey in 2006 which was described as "somewhere between a Casino Cocktail and a Hemingway Daiquiri". The name and combination reminded me of the Shifting Sands that Sasha Petraske later created in 2009 with Beefeater 24 as a Collins of sorts and was served at the Beefeater 24 launch party at Drink in Boston. Here, the Sands kicked up a grapefruit, cherry, and juniper bouquet. Next, lemon, grapefruit, and a hint of cherry on the sip flowed into gin, grapefruit, and nutty cherry flavors on the swallow.

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