Cocktail to drink right now: In The Shade

 

In The Shade | Sartorial Exposure

When choosing a cocktail from a drink list I typically shy away from the ones in champagne flutes. Don’t get me wrong, I’ll gladly do the unlimited mimosa thing when it’s time for weekend brunch,but I like a big cocktail when getting a meal.

The Albert | Sartorial Exposure

In The Shade | Sartorial Exposure

 

This one may be a bit of an exception, partially because it contains a spirit with some heft, with the inclusion of Nolet gin. You’ve also got prosecco in the mix to make it light and refreshing. You might even want to play with trying a different gin to give it an herbal mix (I love St. George Spirits‘ Terroir gin, and their Botanivore is a close second).

This cocktail comes from my friends at The Albert in the Inman Park section of Atlanta. You’ll find tons of shops, restaurants, and you’re only a few blocks from the city’s newest jewel, the multi-use recreation trail known as the Atlanta Beltline. Perfect for walking off your cocktail and indulging in a Diner Burger or two. Check out a snapshot of the burger on Savory Exposure.

The cocktail recipe is below, let me know what you think! All images by Broderick Smylie

The Albert | Sartorial Exposure

 

IN THE SHADE

 

1.5oz Nolet Gin

Juice from half a lemon

1/2oz Vanilla Simple Syrup

1.5-2oz Prosecco

 

Combine gin, lemon juice and simple syrup. Mix well, then top off with 1.5-2oz of Prosecco.

 

Broderick

Broderick is the founder and editor of Savory Exposure and Sartorial Exposure. He's a freelance writer and photographer based in Southern California and a lifestyle contributor to the Details Style Syndicate, MensHealth.com, & a writer for Hipmunk, participating in the #HipmunkCityLove Project

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