Club + Bars

5 cocktails inspired by Mother's Day

mama knows

1. Mama Knows Best Martini

4 ounces of Marlee’s Green Tea Whiskey

1 ounce of apple juice

1/2 ounce lime juice

Splash of ginger beer

Mint and lemon garnish

Where to get it: Drunken Dragon, $14.

1424 Alton Road, Miami Beach. 305-397-8556.


2. FOS Mama-Stiha

1 1/3 ounces of FOS Greek Mastiha

2/3 ounce of premium gin

1/4 of a cucumber, skinless and seedless

1/3 ounce of fresh lemon juice

1/4 ounce of simple syrup

1 dash of angostura bitters

Muddle the cucumber in the base of a shaker. Add the rest of the ingredients and shake with ice. Strain onto a chilled martini glass and garnish with a thin slice of cucumber.

Where to get it: River Oyster Bar, $14.

650 S. Miami Avenue, Miami. 305-530-1915.


3. Berry Sweet Mama

3 blueberries

1/4 of a fresh mango

2 strawberries

1/4 ounce of lime juice

1 1/2 ounces of Sake Squeeze Simple Syrup

Muddle all the fruit in an ice shaker, add the liquids and shake it up. Serve in a martini glass and garnish wiht strawberry.

Where to get it: Sokai Sushi Bar, $14.

10726 NW 74th Street, Doral. 305-499-9701.


4. River Orchid

1 1/4 ounces of Allaire Vodka

3/4 ounces of Creme De Violette

1 ounce of lemon juice

3/4 ounces of simple syrup

Combine all the ingredients in an iced shaker, shake them up, strain them and serve themi n a martini glass. Garnish with an edible orchid.

Where to get it: River Yacht Club, $18.

401 SW 3rd Avenue, Miami. 305-200-5716.


5. The Lotus Flower

5 blackberries

1 1/5 ounces of Grey Goose

3/4 ounce of St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur

3/4 ounce of lemon juice

1/2 ounce of simple syrup

Splash of Sprite

Shake and serve on the rocks in a Collins glass with a blackberry garnish.

Where to get it: Cleo at The Redbury, $15

1776 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach. 305-534-CLEO.