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How about arousing aphrodisiac cocktails and fun facts this Valentine’s month that are sure to stimulate your taste buds…and possibly more?  Buckle up as Sly Cosmopoulos, Republic National Distributing Company’s Corporate Mixologist, takes us on this short journey exploring the psychology of cocktail flavors and brings some flavor and passion to our day!

For the Ladies Fun Fact: Did you know champagne enters the bloodstream pretty quickly and has a solid reputation of giving you the case of those flirty giggles? Dry champagne has also been known to be able to mimic the scent of female pheromones that just might be detected by your significant other, creating a true cocktail celebration. Champagne also goes great with other aphrodisiacs like chocolate and strawberries, but in this cocktail, we will pair it with lemongrass- an herb with a reputation for enhancing S.E.

Bubble Me All Over:
.5 oz Ginger Liqueur
.5 oz Lemongrass Syrup
.5 oz Lemon Juice
1 oz Orange Juice
3.5 oz Dry Champagne
Garnish: Orange Twist and Wheel
Method: Shake Over Ice- Top Off with Champagne- Roll- Pour into Wine Glass
Lemongrass Syrup: Take 5 Stalks Lemon Grass and Peel the Outer leaves and Rinse. Cut Up the Stalk and Slightly Muddle to Release Oils.  Add 1 Cup Sugar and 1 Cup Water and Bring to Boil. Let Simmer. Strain

Check back in next week for an arousing cocktail and fun facts for that special gentleman in your life. XOXO

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