Aqua Pearl

Aqua Pearl cocktail with soursop (guanábana) juice, gin, blue curaçao, lemon juice, simple syrup, and Angostura or tiki bitters

The Aqua Pearl is a fragrant, delicious tropical delight from the Libation Goddess herself, master mixologist Audrey Saunders.

Soursop nectar is the star here. It doesn’t just impart a luscious texture, heady scent, and mysterious tropical fruit flavor – it also provides a milky base for the blue curaçao to cling to, producing a lovely color without using too much of the stuff. If you don’t have soursop nectar, pineapple juice will do in a pinch.

Ingredients

Instructions

Shake all ingredients with ice, and strain into a chilled cocktail or coupe glass. Garnish with an edible orchid or other flower, or a lemon twist.

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