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Monday, June 6, 2016

Here Are MORE Cocktails For Our AIDS Walk Sponsors!

Here are three more cocktails for three more of our fabulous AIDS Walk New York sponsors, all created by Paul this time!

Jungle Primate (created for Amy)

1 1/2  oz dark Jamaican rum
1/2 oz Aperitivo Cappelletti
1 oz guava nectar
1/2 oz pineapple juice
1/2 oz fresh lime juice
A dash of grenadine

Shake all ingredients with ice and pour into a double old-fashioned glass.

The Savage (created for Patty)

1 1/2 oz aged rum
1/2 oz sherry
1/2 oz Ancho Reyes liqueur
1/2 oz fresh lemon juice
1/2 oz guava nectar
1/4 oz cranberry juice
1/4 oz honey mix (half honey, half water)
2 dashes of Jerry Thomas (find them here)
1 drop of Pernod

Shake all ingredients with ice and pour into a tiki mug.

Groovy Hibiscus (created for Kiki)

1 oz dark Jamaican rum
2 oz cranberry-hibiscus tea
1/2 oz fresh lemon juice
A dash of simple syrup
Club soda
A dash of Angostura bitters

Build in a chimney glass with crushed ice in the order given. Stir gently.

And speaking of groovy, we'll have even more cocktails for our groovy sponsors soon! 

I was pleased to receive this shot from the day of the walk from the talented Eddie Velasquez, one of the event's photographers. Thank you for the fabulous photo, Eddie! It was a great day!


  1. Your photo has been finally tagged on Facebook and posted with some other photos. Thank you for sharing my photo of you.

    Eddie Velasquez