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Serving Up: “Blue Drink” at Highland Brass Co.

George Zahariadis with "Blue Drink" cocktail

Highland Brass Co.

728 Highland Avenue

Waterbury, Connecticut

George Zahariadis with "Blue Drink" cocktail

George Zahariadis with “Blue Drink” cocktail.

The cocktail lounge specializes in unique mixed drinks, and boasts a curated selection of wine and beers, along with sweets and tapas.

Bartender: George Zahariadis

Cocktail: Blue Drank

Recipe: Mix

  • 1.5 oz. Absolut Elyx
  • 1/2 oz. Plymouth Navy Strength Gin
  • 3/4 oz. kaffir lime cordial liqueur
  • 1/2 fresh lime, squeezed
  • 3/4 oz. egg whites

Shake with ice. Strain. Shake again without ice. Double strain into a coupe glass. Add 4 drops Peychaud’s Bitters.

“It’s a very unique taste with notes of Southeast Asia,” said Dimitrios Zahariadis, a partner at the bar. “Using kaffir lime is reminiscent of Southeast Asian flavors.”


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