The Lipsync

The time has come...for you to lipsync...fooor...yooour...drink!! Like your best routine, this drink is complex, layered, and strong. Whether you're vogueing to Madonna, twirling to Cher, or J-setting to Beyoncé, remember the cardinal rule of lipsync: whatever you do, do not take off your wig...unless you have another wig underneath henny! Yields 2 drinks.

Cocktail Ingredients:

  • 3 slices cucumber, plus garnish
  • 1 sprig rosemary
  • 2 shots Rosé Syrup
  • 2 shots Tanqueray
  • Ice
  • Edible flowers to garnish

Rosé Syrup Ingredients — yields about ½ cup syrup:

  • 1 cup Rosé wine
  • ½ cup sugar

Rosé Syrup Instructions:

  1. In a small pot, bring the wine and sugar to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, and simmer until reduced by three quarters, down to about a half cup of liquid. Let cool.

Cocktail Instructions:

  1. In a shaker, muddle the cucumber and rosemary with the Rosé syrup. Add the gin and ice.
  2. Shake well and garnish with edible flowers and cucumber — it should look over-the-top.