While the preparation here is that of a cocktail topped with beer, the proportions make the X-Rated Passion at Green Valley Ranch’s Lobby Bar closer to a beer with a kick of vodka and sugar.
If you’ve ever enjoyed a Jack and Ginger, you’ll immediately recognize the basic flavor profile of the Maker’s Bourbon Smash cocktail.
With rum, fruit juice and fire, the Beach Club might be more at home in a tiki bar than The Cromwell’s posh lounge Bound. But in addition to its herbal flavors, the Fernet-Branca brings a hip elegance befitting its home.
While the Touch the Sky cocktail could easily come off as extremely sweet and fruity, the healthy dose of sparkling rosé manages to penetrate that syrupy base with a light, semi-dry effervescence. It also provides a festive finishing touch.