DEMENTIA PUGILISTICA

1 bottle Remy Martin VS cognac (or other good brandy)
¼ bottle maraschino liqueur
¼ bottle St. Germain elderflower liqueur
3 bottles Duval-Leroy Rose Champagne (or other good dry Champagne)
10 dashes Angostura bitters
15 dashes peach bitters (if available)
2 blood oranges, sliced

take a large metal bowl and fill with water
place bowl in freezer until frozens
lay bowl in a sink of hot water until ice can slide out
place huge ice dome into a punch bowl
pour all other ingredients into punch bowl
stir and serve


LEFT BANK MARTINI

1½ parts Gin
1 part St-Germain
1 part Sauvignon Blanc

Shake all ingredients with ice and fine strain into a chilled Martini glass. Garnish with a lime zest twist and drink a toast to the fine and worthy denizens of Rive Gauche.
VARIATION: When feeling particularly snooty, drink solely to the 6th Arrondissment.


MONK’S DREAM

½ shots St. Germain
½ shots Yellow Chartreuse
Top with Champagne
Fresh Rosemary Garnish

Glass: Flute
Build in the flute, twist the rosemary and submerge in the flute


SANGRIA FLORA

1 bottle Sauvignon Blanc or Dry White Wine
1 cup St-Germain
2 fresh peaches*
5 — 6 fresh strawberries*
6 fresh raspberries*
1 bunch fresh grapes*

Stir ingredients in a pitcher or carafe. Allow fruit to soak in the mixture between 3 and 8 hours. Serve in an ice-filled glass, then telephone your physician and regale him with stories of your exemplary fruit consumption.
* Merely suggestions – be creative!


ST-HONORE 75

1 part St-Germain
¼ part freshly squeezed lemon juice
Top with Champagne

Pour first two ingredients into chilled fluted glass. Contemplate name of cocktail: Why 75? Top with Champagne. Continue contemplation. Garnish with lemon twist. Conclude contemplation and sip. Some things need not be explained.


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