Here are the new seasonal drinks from the Walnut Creek Yacht Club in landlocked Walnut Creek, California. I love that July is considered "early summer" here.
from the summer farmers market to your cocktail glass
House-made roasted red pepper syrup; Amontillado Sherry; cucumber-infused vodka; fresh lemon juice. Served "up" in a chilled cocktail glass with smoked paprika, crushed almonds, and sea salt on the rim. Garnished with a skewer of cherry tomato, cucumber, and cocktail onion.
Plenty of Plums, Plenty of Thyme
House-made plum and thyme syrup; Licor 43; Marie Duffau Napoleon Bas Armagnac; spiced plum bitters; fresh lemon juice; egg white. Served "up" with a sprig of fresh thyme
Drink Your Peach!
Fresh peach muddled with local honey syrup; peach bitters; fresh lemon juice; Bourbon whiskey; topped off with Pranqster Belgian-style Golden Ale. Garnished with a sprig of fresh rosemary and a slice of fresh peach. Served tall over ice
rum, rhum agricole, pisco & cachaca cocktails
Fresh cucumber muddled in house-made pineapple syrup; Sagatiba Pura Cachaca; Yellow Chartreuse and St. Germain Elderflower Liqueurs; fresh lime juice; topped off with chilled Champagne. Served tall over ice & garnished with a sprig of fresh mint
Spiced mango puree; a dash of our own house-made Caribbean Fire Habanero Sauce; Batiste Rhum Agricole Blanc; Batavia Arrack; fresh lime juice. Served "up" with a sprig of fresh cilantro & lime wheel