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Drink Up: 3 Cocktails That Will Help You Survive the Rest of Summer


Come August, summer in the Southwest is far from over. These drinks from Titus Fauntleroy, head bartender at St. Francis in Phoenix, will help you cope with the fact that sweater weather is still months away
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Cactus Margarita


 1.5 oz. Pueblo Viejo Tequila

.5 oz. Chareau Aloe Vera Liqueur

¼ oz. agave nectar

1 oz. lime juice

Cucumber slices (to garnish)

Cayenne powder (to garnish)


In rocks glass, add tequila, aloe vera liqueur, lime juice and agave. Pour into shaker and shake. Empty back into rocks glass. Garnish with cucumber slices and cayenne powder. 

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Simple Thymes


2 oz. Zubrowka Bison Grass Vodka

.75 oz. thyme simple syrup

Fresh grapefruit juice


 Measure all ingredients into bar glass with ice. Shake, double strain and serve “up” with thyme garnish.

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The Dean


1.5 oz. Old Forester Bourbon

.75 oz. Campari

.25 oz. Giffard Vanilla

.5 oz. Breckenridge Bourbon

Orange slice (to garnish)


Measure all ingredients into bar glass with ice. Stir and strain. Garnish with an orange slice.

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