Gulangyu Breeze

Gulangyu Breeze cocktail with vodka, lychee liqueur, lychee juice, cranberry juice, and lime juice

The Gulangyu Breeze is our own take on the typically-underwhelming Lychee Breeze cocktail. We love all the other members of this easy-drinking family of tropical sours (Sea Breeze, Bay Breeze, etc), and it seemed like the sweet floral notes of the lychee fruit would be a no-brainer.

Unfortunately, most of the recipes we tried were a letdown, with the delicate lychee flavor overwhelmed by heavy-handed measures of cranberry or other juices.

We’ve reworked the ratios into a more lychee-forward drink, and given it a new name hailing from Gulangyu (one of China’s most beautiful seaside regions and home to many lychee orchards).

Ingredients

Instructions

Shake all ingredients (except the cranberry juice) and strain into an ice-filled tall glass. Top with the cranberry juice, and garnish with lime wheels or wedges, edible orchids, and any other tropical decoration you fancy.

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