Mai Aphrodite

This combination of crisp fruit, warming brandy and spicy bitters evokes an exotic, sun-kissed island.
Mai Aphrodite

Created by Vasos Manoli of Risto La Piazza in Paphos, Cyprus, this combination of crisp fruit, warming brandy and spicy bitters evokes Manoli’s exotic, sun-kissed island…reputed to be the birthplace of Aphrodite.

Ingredients:
1½ ounces Commandaria
1 ounce Cyprus brandy
1 ounce fresh lime juice
1 ounce fresh grapefruit juice
½ ounce fresh orange juice
2 teaspoons cane sugar
2 drops Angostura bitters
Fresh pineapple slices, for garnish
Maraschino cherry, for garnish
Fresh mint sprig, for garnish
Mix all ingredients in Boston shaker with crushed ice.

To read about Vasos Manoli, creator of this cocktail and more, click here.

Published on February 17, 2011


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