Mix Things Up With This Killer Cocktail, Courtesy Of SpeedRack & The BEST Lady Bartenders

by Madison N Nunes
Here are some irresistible drinks from our gals at SpeedRack that are definitely meant for summer nights and good times: 
Spring Flinger
Created by Ivy Mix, Co-Founder, Speed Rack
Muddle 2 2″ sections of celery in .75 oz simple syrup
.75 oz lemon juice
.5 oz fino sherry
1.5 oz plymouth gin
dash pernod absinthe
Preparation: Shake, fine strain into a Collins glass, top with soda. Garnish with a cucumber slice.
Garnish: Cucumber slice.
Glass: Collins  
Citrus En Vogue
Created by Lynnette Marrero, Co-Founder of Speed Rack
Serves 2
2 oz. Altos Blanco Tequila
½ oz. lemon, quartered (4 wedges)
6 basil leaves
1 Tbsp. agave 
3 oz. Sparkling water (grapefruit or lime flavored such as Perrier Sparkling Water)
Preparation: Muddle lemon, basil, and agave in a mixing glass. Add  Altos Tequila and ice. Shake and pour contents in a rocks glass. Top with Perrier Lime Flavor and stir gently.
Garnish: Basil and lemon wheel, Ice cubes
Glass:  Rocks
On Sunday, April 12, 2015 SpeedRack’s fourth national tour will conclude in Denver, Colorado. Striving to bring together 21 of the most outstanding female bartenders, SpeedRack also raises money to fight breast cancer. Tickets are $20.00 in advance. The EXDO Expo Center’s doors will open at 3:00 p.m. 

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