Thirsty Thursdays Recipes from Henry’s Hotel Bar

Cocktail recipes straight from our popular hotel bar, Henry’s. Created by in-house mixologist and beverage director, Greg Fournier, these cocktails are inspired by the island and our surroundings during the fall/winter season. 

Earl of Edgartown, , served at Henry's Bar in Edgartown, MA.

Starting with the Earl of Edgartown cocktail, a recipe that’s inspired by gorgeous tea. Made with London Dry Gin, a splash of fresh lemon juice, and a specially made Earl Grey Tea simple syrup that’s incredibly easy to make yet tastes amazing! 

Earl of Edgartown

Makes one cocktail

1 oz. Earl grey tea simple syrup*

Ice

1 ¾ ounces London Dry gin

¾ ounce Lemon Juice

*To make simple syrup:  simmer 1/2 cup water, ½ granulated sugar and 1 Earl Grey tea bag for five minutes until sugar is dissolved. 

  1. Fill cocktail shaker with ice.
  2. Add gin, lemon juice, and earl grey syrup.
  3. Shake vigorously 10-20 seconds.
  4. Strain into a martini glass. Garnish with an orange peel.

Up next, La Perla cocktail recipe is perfect for a ladies brunch or friendly get together – the gorgeous pink color that comes from the strawberry puree really makes it pop and topping it off with a splash of prosecco is a delicious way to enjoy bubbles.

La Perla Cocktail

Wondering how to make a strawberry puree? Just wash and trim fresh strawberries and throw in the blender or food processor until it becomes a smooth pulp. Use for cocktails or desserts!

La Perla

Makes one cocktail

1 1/2 oz. Ruby Red Absolut vodka

½ oz simple syrup

½ oz. Strawberry puree

¾ ounce Prosecco

Lime wedge garnish

  1. Combine all ingredients, but the Prosecco and lime wedge into a shaker with ice.
  2. Shake well. Strain into a martini glass.
  3. Top with a splash of Prosecco and garnish with a lime.

Last but not least, sip on this delicious tropical inspired cocktail recipe, the Chiquita Side Car combines Jameson Whiskey that’s being infused with bananas. You can infuse by a variety of methods, the easiest being steeping the ingredients in the liquid. For example, to infuse whiskey with banana flavor, place 1 cup of banana chips in 1 cup of whiskey and let steep for a week or two. It’s that easy!

Chiquita Side Car, served at Henry's Bar in Edgartown, MA.

Chiquita Side Car

Makes one cocktail

1 ½ oz. Banana infused Jameson

1 oz. Cointreau

½ oz. lemon juice

Lemon twist

Brown sugar for rimming

  1. Rim a chilled martini glass with the brown sugar.
  2. Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice cubes.
  3. Shake well.
  4. Strain into the prepped martini glass.  Garnish with a lemon twist.

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