It’s Been A Long Week: Glitter Bug

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As true believers of the work hard, play hard mantra, we present you with It’s Been a Long Week, a weekly column aimed at awarding some liquid appreciation to you for just being yourself, dammit. Make yourself a glass or two, on us —  you deserve it.

Wake us up when this week is over (yes, we know it’s a four-day week.) Fortunately we’ve got the perfect cure for post-long Memorial Day blues and a festive pickup for the weekend. 11 Howard’s the blond‘s, Glitter Bug might not have glitter inside, but it sure makes you feel sparkly. We won’t spoil it for you so get over there and check it out for yourself. But if you’ll be enjoying the weekend in bed, here’s the recipe for this gem:


By Mike Walsh, Head Bartender

  • 1.5 oz Joto Yuzu Sake
  • 1.5 oz Aloe vera
  • .5 oz Elderflower
  • 4 Dashes Lemon bitters
  • 2 oz Champagne
  • Garnish: Shiso Leaf
  • Glassware: Large Wine Glass

 Preparation: In a large wine glass, mix Joto Yuzu sake, aloe vera juice, elderflower liqueur and 4 dashes of lemon bitters. Add pebble ice and top with champagne. Garnish with a shiso leaf and serve.