Royal Wedding cocktails

 

Toast to this week's nuptials with these Grey Goose cocktails.

Royal Wedding Cocktails
The Grey Goose White Tie and Tiara (left) and Blushing Dutchess
 

By Aurora Rodriguez

Feeling a little excited this week with all the buzz surrounding the Royal Wedding? While the world awaits the nuptials of Prince William and Kate Middleton, Grey Goose vodka is raising a glass to the future King and Queen of England with unique cocktails sure to please the most distinctive cocktail lover.  

Whether you are watching the procession from Buckingham Palace or in the comfort of your own home at your own watch party, toast to the bride and groom with the following sips sure to keep you in the celebrating mood. Cheers!

Grey Goose Blushing Dutchess

  • Get a small cocktail glass.
  • Rub a grapefruit slice around the outside edge of the glass and then roll it in turbinado sugar.
  • Place a 1/2 a teaspoon of sugar and three small wedges of grapefruit in the bottom of a shaker, muddle thoroughly.
  • Add 2 ounces of Grey Goose Vodka, 1 ounce of triple sec and fill with ice.
  • Shake well.
  • Pour drink including ice and grapefruit into a rimmed rocks glass.

 

Grey Goose White Tie and Tiara

  • In a cocktail shaker, combine 1 1/2 ounces of Grey Goose Le Citron Flavored Vodka, 1 ounce lychee juice, 1 ounce white grapefruit juice, 1/2 an ounce of fresh lime juice, 1/4 ounces of jasmine syrup ingredients with plenty of cubed ice.
  • Shake vigorously until shaker beads with sweat.
  • Finish with a squeeze of grapefruit rind to release essential oils.
  • Spray the inside of a martini glass with rose water, then strain and pour the cocktail and serve with a white flower.

The Royal Wedding is Friday, April 29. For more information on Grey Goose, visit www.greygoose.com.

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