The 71st annual Tony Awards recognized achievement in Broadway productions for the 2016-2017 season. Missed the show? Never fear. The Sweet Hospitality Group, the first to create show-inspired cocktails for each musical, shares five of this year’s drink sensations.
The following drinks were created for, and served, at these Tony-nominated shows: “Casa Valentina,” “Bullets Over Broadway,” “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder,” “Aladdin,” and “The Little Foxes,” courtesy of the Sweet Hospitality Group. Keep the celebration going. Recipes below!
Prince Ali’s Fabulous Tea – Inspired by Aladdin
3 1/2 cups boiling water
5 black tea bags
1 small bunch fresh mint
1-2 inch piece of ginger, thinly sliced
3/4 cup honey
4 cups cold water
Steep tea bags, mint and ginger slices in boiling water in a heatproof container for 20-30 minutes. Strain to remove solids, add honey and stir until dissolved. Add cold water and mix well.
The Artist – Inspired by Bullets Over Broadway
1/2 oz St. Germain
1/2 oz lemon juice
1/2 oz hibiscus-mint syrup
Fill a shaker with ice, add St. Germain, lemon juice, hibiscus syrup and bitters; shake well. Strain into a champagne flute or coupe, add Prosecco to fill. Garnish with hibiscus flower or mint springs.
The Heir Apparent – Inspired by A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder
1.5 oz gin
3/4 oz ruby port
1 oz lemon juice
1/2 oz rosemary simple syrup
2 dashes orange bitters
Fill a 10 oz cup with ice, add gin, port, lemon and syrup. Add tonic water to fill; top with bitters and flip to mix drink.
The Bungalow Bee – Inspired by Casa Valentina
2 oz gin
1 slice of fresh ginger, about 1/2 inch
1 oz honey syrup (1 part honey and 1 part hot water)
1 oz fresh lemon juice
3 dashes Bar Keep Spiced Lavender Bitters
In a mixing glass, muddle the ginger and honey syrup. Add ice, gin, bitters and a small splash of seltzer; shake gently to combine. Strain into a 10 oz glass filled with ice; garnish with a lemon twist or lavender sprig.
The Southern Aristocrat – Inspired by The Little Foxes
Fresh lemon juice
Slice of grilled peach
Combine all ingredients, pour into 10 oz glass and garnish with peach.
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