blue-dreidelThe AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit on Mexico’s Pacific Coast celebrates Chanukah with a cocktail specifically made for the Festival of Lights.

For traveling palates who can’t make it to the resort this year, you can make it at home. Presented with chocolate coins serving as traditional Chanukah gelt, the drink is a combination of Bombay gin, macerated grapes, fresh rosemary and lemon juice.

The Blue Dreidel Cocktail

  • 1 oz Blue Curaçao
  • 1 oz Bombay gin
  • Dash of lemon juice
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 4 green grapes
  • Soda Water
  • Chopped dried fruit
  • Slice of lemon
  • Sprig rosemary

Macerate the grapes, lemon, rosemary and sugar in a glass. Add ice, gin and Curaçao to glass. Top with soda water. Garnish with a slice of lemon and sprinkle rosemary on top. Serve and enjoy.

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