Cocktail: Goodnight Amigos, served during George Clooney's wedding weekend

George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin’s wedding weekend in Venice was about as lavish as they come, right down to the cocktails.

In honour of the festivities – and using George and best man Rande Gerber’s own Casamigos Reposado – Hotel Cipriani’s Walter Bolzonella blended a tequila cocktail as perfect as the couple at hand, man of whose guests stayed at the luxury hotel.

Take a little piece of the happy couple’s glamorous affair home with this tangy and refreshing cocktail.

Goodnight Amigos

Recipe by: Walter Bolzonella

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 ½ parts Casamigos Reposado
  • 1 ⅓ parts Cranberry
  • Juice 3 to 4 drops of Angostura Bitters
  • ½ an unpeeled lime, diced into small pieces
  • ½ tbsp. Sugar
  • 1 strip Cucumber Peel
  • 1 slice of Fresh Ginger, peeled
  • sea salt to taste

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Combine all ingredients into a chilled mixing glass or cocktail shaker and shake for 10 seconds. Strain contents into a rocks glass. Serve with ice flakes and garnish with a lime wheel. Add ice and elderflower liqueur and shake vigorously. Pour mixture into champagne glass and garnish with fresh flowers.

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