A cocktail in honor of the hotel’s rooftop opening for its first season. Cheers!

INGREDIENTS:
—2 oz. Plantation 3 Stars Rum
—.5 oz. Lifesaver syrup*
—.75 oz. lime juice
—2 oz. club soda

DIRECTIONS:
Combine all ingredients, except soda, in a small shaker tin and add ice. Shake 20 times. Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice, top with soda and garnish with a lime wheel.

*Lifesaver syrup:
INGREDIENTS:
—2 cups water
—36 peppermint Lifesavers

DIRECTIONS:
Bring water to a boil, add Lifesavers and stir until completely dissolved. 

Courtesy of Kisbee on the Roof at The Jacquard Hotel & Rooftop, Denver

Courtesy of Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant, Various Locations, Colorado

INGREDIENTS

—2 oz. Jose Cuervo Traditional Silver or another silver tequila 

—.5 oz. Aperol

—1 oz. simple syrup 

—1 oz. fresh-squeezed lime juice

—1 oz. fresh-squeezed grapefruit juice (Ruby Reds from Texas are best, tastiest from November through April)

—1 oz. soda water (a favorite is Topo Chico)

—5 oz. ice

—Dehydrated grapefruit wheel for garnish, optional

 

These interviews are part of a series that highlights new hires within the industry. Have you recently started a new role or do you know someone who has? Submit your ideas to lauren.pahmeier@tigeroak.com.

Theron Gore was recently named the chief marketing officer for East West Hospitality.

1. What are you looking forward to the most in your new role?

 

Congratulations to C Lazy U for wrapping up its centennial celebration in 2019. Here’s a toast to another 100 years.

Ingredients:

—2 oz. Golden Moon Apple Jack

—.75 oz. lime juice

—1 oz. grenadine

—2 dashes Peychaud’s Bitters

Directions:

Combine all ingredients in a shaker tin with ice. Shake and strain into a martini or coupe glass. Garnish with homemade Applejack fruit roll-ups.