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GREEK SUNTAN

1 part KLEOS Mastiha Spirit
1 part Metaxa 5*
1⁄2 part fresh lemon juice
1⁄4 part simple syrup
3 strawberries hulled

Muddle strawberries.
Shake all ingredients and strain over fresh crushed ice in a highball.
Top with ginger beer. Garnish with a strawberry slice.                         

When one iconic Greek brand meets another, it's plate-breaking happiness in a glass.
Great Frozen)

 

THE GREEKER THE BERRY

1 part KLEOS Mastiha Spirit
1 part cognac
3⁄4 part fresh lemon juice
1⁄4 part simple syrup
Orange wedge (no skin)
2 blackberries

 

 

Muddle orange wedge and blackberries.
Shake all ingredients vigorously.
Strain over crushed ice in a copper tin or rocks glass.
Garnish with a mint sprig, blackberry, and lemon wheel.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We pour out a little liquor for rapper Tupac, whose lyrical lyricism was that of the bards of Greek poetry.Shout out to one of favorite Miami cocktail bars, Sweet Liberty (@sweetlibertymia) for lending us this badass glassware. #hospitality

PINEAPPLE ONASSIS

1 part KLEOS Mastiha Spirit
1 part Glenlivet Founders Reserve
1⁄2 part fresh lime juice
1⁄4 part simple syrup
4 1-inch pineapple squares
1 rosemary sprig

Muddle pineapple and rosemary sprig.
Shake all ingredients and strain over ice in a rocks glass.
Garnish with a pineapple leaf.                                                       

Created by one of Miami's best palettes, Robert Ferrara; well suited for a boss like Aristotle Onassis, peacocking on his private oasis, the yacht Christina.

CAN’T ELOPE

1 part KLEOS Mastiha Spirit
1 part vodka
1⁄2 part simple syrup
1⁄4 part fresh lemon juice
1⁄4 part fresh lime juice
6 fresh tarragon leaves
4 1-inch cubes of cantaloupe

Muddle cantaloupe with tarragon.
Shake all ingredients vigorously and double strain over ice into a highball glass.
Garnish with a tarragon sprig and cantaloupe balls.                           

When you're Greek-American, and you can't elope....but you can swig a few of these at your big fat Greek wedding. (Great frozen)

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GLADIATOR FIGHT

1 part KLEOS Mastiha Spirit
1 part gin
3⁄4 part fresh lime juice
1⁄4 part simple syrup
3 blackberries OR sub 1⁄2 part Boiron Blackberry Pureé

Muddle blackberries. Shake all ingredients and strain over ice into a rocks glass. Top with soda, or Fever Tree Ginger Beer for a kick. Garnish with sage leaves and a fresh blackberry.   

Created by cocktail industry gladiator Ezra Pattek.