Thursty Thursday, First Installment

May 30, 2013

Today, like we do every Thursday, we ask ourselves: What is a perfect summer day without the perfect summer cocktail? Our answer: Not perfect! So the next time you want to complete the day mix up a Eureka Chill, (recipe after the jump) and then do just that:
Eureka Chill
(Makes 2 servings)
Ingredients:
1 Eureka Lemon
Light rum
Mount Gay
Club soda
Eureka simple syrup (Recipe to follow)
Directions:
1. Fill both glasses with ice
2. Juice 1/2 of the lemon into each glass
3. Add 2 oz. light rum
4. Fill 2/3 of the glass up with club soda
5. Add Eureka simple syrup to taste
6. Finish by pouring 1 oz. Mount Gay as a floater
7. Garnish with a lemon slice
8. Enjoy

Eureka Simple Syrup
(Makes about a cup)
Ingredients:
Eureka lemon zest from 1/2 of a lemon
1 cup of water
1 cup of granulated sugar
Directions:
1. In a small or medium sauce pan pour in 1 cup of water
2. Add lemon zest
3. Add 1 cup of sugar
4. Boil until sugar has completely dissolved and mixture smells of lemons