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Cocktail Recipe: Violet Beauregarde Part II at Ripple

by Drink DC on Apr 25, 2012 in Cocktail Recipes for Ripple
Cocktail Recipe: Violet Beauregarde Part II at Ripple

While the original Violet Beauregarde (of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory fame) was not a very pleasant character to have around, her second coming has a much happier end. In our Drink of the Week, Ripple mixologist Josh Berner tempers the bitter tang of rhubarb-based Aperol with the sweet blossom flavor of Tempus Fugit’s Liqueur de Violettes, rounding things out with fresh lemon and the zip of sparkling wine.

You can try the Violet Beauregarde Part II for $11 at the Cleveland Park cocktail haven, or take a look at the cocktail recipe below to create your own. (Good luck getting a twist as long as the professional one pictured here!)

Violet Beauregarde Part II

½ oz. Tempus Fugit Liqueur de Violette
½ oz. Aperol
½ oz. fresh lemon juice
Sparkling wine

Place the Liqueur de Violette, lemon juice and Aperol in a shaker over ice, and shake well. Strain into champagne flute and top with sparkling wine. Garnish with a lemon twist.

Photo by Elizabeth Parker Photographie

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