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Happy Hour: Leap Year


Today we all have a very good excuse — it's leap year! — to sit back and relax with a potent cocktail. February 29 only happens every four years and to celebrate, I suggest you mix yourself up a drinkie. Not just any concoction, one appropriately named, of course. The Leap Year is a delicate blend of gin, sweet vermouth, and grand marnier. If you prefer vodka to gin, simply substitute the gin with your favorite vodka. To raise your glasses and give a cheers to leap year,

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Leap Year
From the Wall Street Journal

2 oz. gin
½ oz. sweet vermouth
½ oz. Grand Marnier
1 dash fresh lemon juice

Shake with ice and strain into a stemmed cocktail glass. A twist of lemon peel on top.

Makes 1.

Join The Conversation
Ikandy Ikandy 9 years
sounds yummy
celebrity_soup celebrity_soup 9 years
vermouth, always good@@
nancita nancita 9 years
This sounds so good. I want to buy some Grand Marnier and whip some up tonight!
x_juicyfruit x_juicyfruit 9 years
Sounds tasty.
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