cropped-p1110068.jpgBlue Bayou Baby.

You must try this long drink.  It is refreshing and spectacularly blue.  I have always drunk it with gin, as I was taught to make it this way.  I have included a vodka based frozen drink, which is just as yummy and deserves a mention.Blue Bayou

  • 30ml gin
  • 15ml galliano
  • 15ml dry vermouth (Martini)
  • 15ml blue curacao
  • lemonade
  • Slice of lemon, lime or mint to garnishP1100883

Fill your cocktail shaker with ice.  Add everything except the lemonade mint and lemon and shake until the outside of the shaker is frosty and cold.  Pour into any tall glass and top with lemonade, add the ice from the shaker and garnish as you like.

 Curacoa is made from the Lahara fruit, actually quite bitter with a distinctly orange flavor.  It is actually a colorless liqueur.  The blue is for show, you can find it in green and red too if you fancy.

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