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Checkmate Cocktail

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Checkmate Cocktail Recipe

Sky & Vine Rooftop Bar

1.5 oz Double Cross Vodka
.5 oz Rothman & Winter Apricot liqueur
1 oz Grapefruit Oleo
.5 oz fresh lemon juice
1 sprig of rosemary

Combine all in shaker tin. Long hard shake then double strain over fresh ice in a Double Rcks glass. Top with 1 oz Soda Water and garnish with Rosemary.

Grapefruit Oleo Recipe
Peels from 8 grapefruits
2 Serrano Chiles deseeded
1 quart of plain white sugar

Vacuum seal all together. Leave for 24 hours, then add 1 quart of fresh grapefruit juice. Stir until all sugar is dissolved. Strain out solids.