The Lover Cocktail

Channel the erotic spirit, passion and lust of Casanova with an amorous aperitif from the coast of Amalfi.
By: Stephen Phillips
The Lover Cocktail

The Lover Cocktail

Ingredients:

1 bottle chilled Prosecco
1/2 oz. Limoncello
1/2 oz. vodka
1/2 oz. Cointreau
Dash of grenadine, for color
Maraschino cherry

Preparation:

In a shaker of ice, pour Limoncello, vodka and Cointreau and shake for 20 seconds. Pour this medley into a tall fluted glass. Fill the rest of the glass with Prosecco. Add a touch of grenadine and stir gently, and drop a maraschino cherry into the glass.

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