Cheers To The Royal Baby With The Queen Mother Cocktail

PHOTO: COURTESY PORTOBELLO ROAD GIN


The royal baby has arrived, and she's adorable. After gazing at her sweet baby cheeks, celebrate the continuation of the crown with this smashing cocktail. The Queen Mother — so named as it features Gin and Dubonnet, reportedly the late Queen Mother's faves — is a refreshing drink well suited for an afternoon in the garden.

Ingredients
1 oz Portobello Road Gin
1 oz Dubbonet
.5 oz Aperol
Splash of dark Jamaican Rum

Preparation
Stir all the ingredients in a mixing glass, not for too long, ten seconds should do it. Strain the drink into a stemmed cocktail or martini glass, leaving the ice in the mixing glass. Garnish with a twist of lemon and a twist of orange.
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