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Updated: Nov 8, 2021

by Duncan Pardoe


Entering and pursuing law is often accompanied by a host of new experiences. One such experience is the proliferation of cocktails at events such as company receptions, dinner parties, and after-work unwinds. Connected with or extending from this new experience may be the expectation to know how to make cocktails yourself; whether it be to craft a stylish drink to impress an important dinner guest, or to speak intelligently about how you’d like your martini made when ordering it in front of your clients. Regardless, as future lawyers it may be helpful to know a thing or two about how to make a cocktail that isn’t the proverbial rum and Coke. In fact, that’s what this piece is all about – providing you with the groundwork to take your drink-making skills to the next level.


The Business-Class Redeye

Taste: Bright and sharp – like how your client expects you to be when you land in Paris in 5 minutes.


Recipe: 45ml Campari, 25ml Limoncello, 15ml Grand Marnier, 15ml Amaro.









The Offshore Account

Taste: Semi-sweet and tropical – like the auspicious banking contract you signed in Panama City.


Recipe: 45ml White Rum, 20ml Cointreau, 20ml Blue Curaçao, 15ml Lime Juice, 158ml Coconut Water, 3ml Vanilla Extract.








The Wallstreet Julep

Taste: Rich but refreshing – a taste as paradoxical as the NASDAQ’s performance in a pandemic.


Recipe: 45ml Bourbon, 15ml Rosso Vermouth, 10ml Campari, 15ml simple syrup, 2 Agitated Mint Leaves.


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