We know that we have been absent for a few weeks. We’ve had a variety of things going on and haven’t been able to post. You may know that Piglet #3 is a senior in high school and will be graduating at the end of this week. We’ve had several special events that pertain to the end of high school and the end of the school year that have diverted our attention from the blog. Since he’s our last piglet, we know that we can’t get these days back. Our Blind Pig readers are the best and understand our priorities.
To break our radio silence, we are sharing twist on one of our refreshing cocktails that we posted last summer on Father’s Day weekend. You may remember the Fernet Branca Collins with its zesty herbal flavor and light lemon fizz. If you live in the Dallas area, you can get a Fernet Collins at Northern Italia, Billy Can Can and Numero 28.
Our twist is a simple ingredient substitution where you substitute Branca Menta for Fernet Branca. The Branca Menta Collins is a little sweeter than the original recipe and has a yummy mint flavor. Both cocktails are delicious and very refreshing. Both are perfect summer sippers.
To mix up this refreshing drink you will need Branca Menta, freshly squeezed lemon juice, simple syrup, and club soda. Pop in a sprig of fresh mint and a slice of lemon for garnish and enjoy!
Try out the Branca Menta Collins this week and let us know what you think!
Disclaimer: Beverages on this site are meant for adults 21 years of age and older. We do not condone underage drinking. Drink responsibly.