Given the heat of summer, though, this cool sipper sounds just right.
Salamander Cherry Lime Collins
1 ½ jigger Vodka (we like Grey Goose)
½ jigger Cherry Liqueur (Kirschwasser is good)
2 Tbs Cherry Nectar (juice from 1 cup pitted cherries)
1 Tbs Fresh Lime Juice
Part Club Soda
Slice Lime for garnish
1 Cherry for garnish
1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add all ingredients except club soda.
2. Shake well until the outside of the shaker is frosty and beaded with sweat.
3. Strain into a highball glass filled with ice.
4. Top off with club soda and garnish with cherry & lime.