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Serving Up: Quench Cafe’s “Lemon Ice”

Quench Café, 2150 East Main Street, Waterbury, Conn.

Rob Martini, Bar Manager, Quench Cafe

Rob Martini, Bar Manager, Quench Cafe

This Italian bistro offers everything from Veal Saltimbocca to Mussels Fra Diavlo, along with the many innovative cocktails of award-winning mixologist Rob Martini. The United States Bartenders Guild member won the title of “Best Bloody Mary in Connecticut” in a competition sponsored by Absolut last year.

Bar Manager: Rob Martini

Drink Name: Lemon Ice

Recipe:

•  2 ½ oz. Crop Organic Lemon Vodka

•  1 oz. Hpnotiq liqueur

•  ¾ oz. simple syrup

•  ½ oz. fresh lemon juice

•  Shake. Double-strain into martini glass. Garnish with lemon peel.

“This is a very simple drink, but it’s absolutely delicious” Martini said. “It tastes almost like a lemony, blue unsweetened Italian ice”

 

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