“The Goodtimes” Cocktail

I recently found myself hosting a small, private wake for a dear friend who had passed suddenly and unexpectedly.  She was a practical and thrifty woman, so instead of rushing out to buy a bunch of stuff for the occasion, I took some inspiration from her and made the best possible party cocktails out of what I had on hand.

Here was the winner:

The Goodtimes

2 parts light rum
2 parts cherry juice
1 part limecello
dash of orange bitters
splash of seltzer water

No garnish, as I didn’t have one on hand, but a brandied cherry would’ve make a nice addition.

I guess it’s true what they say – necessity is the mother of invention…

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