Drink of the Week – ‘Capital Cocktail’ from Tourism Victoria’s media event in Calgary

This week’s Drink of the Week features the ‘Capital Cocktail,’ served at Tourism Victoria‘s media event in Calgary this week. Media guests gathered to discuss all things Victoria, including our latest client the Magnolia Hotel Victoria. This tasty cocktail was crafted by Katie McDonald from Veneto Tapa Lounge at the Hotel Rialto. The ‘Capital Cocktail’ mixes:

2oz Victoria Gin
¾ fresh squeezed lemon juice
½ oz lychee liquer
½ oz honey syrup
1 dash lemon bitters

Shake and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a ribbon of cucumber.
(Honey syrup: 1 part honey to 1 part boiling water, stir and cool)

Veneto Tapa Lounge at the Hotel Rialto
653 Pandora Avenue, Victoria BC