It’s Been a Long Week: No.8’s The Flaming Tropics
Image: Essential Homme, No.8.
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 a glass or two on us, you deserve it.
No.8’s The Flaming Tropics
A devious cocktail intended for a pair, The Flaming Tropics at NYC’s legendary No.8 is as strong as it is pretty and—served in a copper Absolut Elyx pineapple—it’s pretty damn beautiful.
4 oz. Absolut Elyx
1 oz. Raspberry Syrup
1 oz. Ginger Syrup
- Half of a lemon
Soda or Champagne to top
Image: Essential Homme, Absolut, Schweppes, Wilks & Wilson.
Fill an Absolut Elyx copper pineapple with crushed ice. Add vodka, lemon, and syrups into a cocktail shaker and shake vigorously. Pour into chilled pineapple and top with soda or Champagne.