“Harrumph Day” Cocktail: The Red Dragon

by Tim Barley

We celebrate a hot mid week with a cool cocktail



In honor of the upcoming Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children that opens this week and because it’s so damn hot here in SoCal, we looked high and low for a cocktail that would cool us off while reminding us of Wales, where the movie takes place. We found this little delight on the website for Penderyn Distillery in Wales. We hope they don’t mind that we borrowed it.

So, without further ado, let’s make some kick ass Mid Week Harrumph Day cocktails and slide toward the weekend…(DISCLAIMER: As always, we have to remind you youngin’s out there that alcohol is for those over 21, which the state considers “adults.” As you can imagine, if they actually met some 21 year olds, including us, they would understand that the 21 year old drinking age is arbitrary at best. Still it’s the law.)

THE RED DRAGONHarrumph Day cocktail Red Dragon


31½ml Brecon Gin
31½ml Grand Marnier
25ml blood orange juice
25ml lemon juice
3ml shot grenadine


Shake all ingredients with ice.
Strain into chilled glass.

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