Winter will come to South Florida when the seventh season of “Game of Thrones” premieres Sunday, July 16, on HBO. Thomas Merolla, lead bartender at Purdy Lounge, concocted this “Game of Thrones”-inspired cocktail.
Mother of Dragons costs $12 and will be served at Purdy Lounge all weekend. Try it there, then go home and test your skills with the recipe.
MOTHER OF DRAGONS
1 ounce Altos Blanco tequila
½ ounce yellow chartreuse liqueur
½ ounce lime juice
½ ounce pineapple juice
½ ounce agave
Two pineapple leaves
Two Amarena cherries
(Recipe follows below.)
Build the beverage combining the tequila, yellow chartreuse, lime juice, pineapple juice and agave.
Pour into a Collins glass and mix with ice.
Add an ice cap on top of the drink.
Garnish with Peychaud’s Bitters, pineapple leaves and cherries.
(Recipe from Purdy Lounge’s head bartender, Thomas Merolla.)