THE COCKTAIL LIST
We asked Salvatore Tafuri, Head Bar Director at John Fraser’s The Loyal for his list of what’s currently cool in the cocktail world. Spoiler alert: no cosmos here.
1. It’s all about the Sbagliato. (Don’t worry, we hadn’t heard of it either.) Tafuri describes it as a lighter version of the classic Negroni, made with with prosecco instead of gin.
2. As with white dresses, a daiquiri is always in style for summer—it’s a classic and you really can’t go wrong.
3. Heading to a dinner party? A bottle of cold rosé from Provence makes for a chic, crowd-pleasing gift.
4.According to Tafuri, "tequila is still hot". However, in the spirit of the less obvious choice, we suggest you ask for Sotol or Raicilla. Like tequila, both are made from agave.
5. The summer DIY cocktail to try at home is a Pink Lady, made with grapefruit and tequila. Shake and serve on the rocks with spicy salt (Tajín) and garnish with a slice of watermelon.
2 oz Tequila Reposado
3/4 oz Lime Juice
3/4 oz Fresh Watermelon Juice
3/4 oz Pamplemousse Liqueur