Quick Sips — 30 April 2020
At home bar: Cheers for The Sea Empress

By Peg San Felippo

City & Shore Magazine

Here’s a refreshing craft cocktail from Dune restaurant, inside the Auberge Beach Residences & Spa. “The Sea Empress gets its name from the shipwreck off Fort Lauderdale’s coast,” says Matthew Thomas, assistant general manager of Dune. “It is a great cocktail for bourbon lovers who like something a little unique. The IPA syrup is made using a local beer from Wynwood. It adds a nice complexity to the cocktail.

“For at-home cocktailers, making the IPA syrup is a breeze,” he adds, “just mix 12 ounces your favorite IPA with a cup of sugar in a saucepan over low heat. Reduce by about one-quarter and there you have it.”



2 oz  Woodinville Bourbon

1 oz   Campari

½  oz   Zirbenz Pine Liqueur

½  oz   IPA Syrup

1 sprig Fresh Rosemary

Method: Build all ingredients in a mixing glass. Stir roughly 50 times. Strain over a large ice cube, and garnish with a sprig of rosemary.

Photo: The Sea Empress (Courtesy Dune restaurant at the Auberge Beach Residences and Spa Fort Lauderdale)

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