It’s Been A Long Week: Stars + Stripes Smash

Image: ESSENTIAL HOMME, 1800 Coconut Tequila.

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.


Stars + Stripes Smash
For those still stuck with lingering thoughts of patriotism, this deliciously strong 1800 Tequila cocktail will knock you all the way back to last week.



  • 2 oz. 1800 Coconut Tequila
  • 3 slices Papaya
  • 0.75 of lime
  • 0.25 oz. Honey
  • Pinch of basil
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Image: ESSENTIAL HOMME, 1800 Tequila.


Add all ingredients to shaker, Shake and strain into highball glass, and garnish with basil sprig.