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tropical baijiu cocktails
Natasha Otrakji
  • 1.5oz Ming River (strong-aroma baijiu)
  • 1/2oz Lime juice
  • 1.5oz Organic coconut water
  • 1tsp Blackberry preserves
  • 3oz Grapefruit soda
  • Pineapple slice and leaves as garnish
  • 1
    Shake baijiu, lime, coconut water and blackberry preserves with ice.
  • 2
    Strain over ice into highball glass.
  • 3
    Top with grapefruit soda.
  • 4
    Garnish with two pineapple leaves pierced with a toothpick and a pineapple wedge with skin.

Natasha Otrakji from Pokito Brooklyn created this refreshing and easy dreaming-of-summer drink for a recent China Residencies event. This cocktail highlights Ming River baijiu’s bright and tropical notes. With the aroma of pineapple, the flavor hops from coconut to blackberry to grapefruit in a sweet fizzy swoop.

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