Galloway’s Cocktail Bar: Winter Cardinal
- organic lime
- house cranberry syrup
- house lime cordial
- black lava salt
Made tropical with lime and the option to be served slushy-style, margaritas are the perfect beverage for the warmer months. But what about
winter? When the temperatures drop and the sun sets early, it’s harder to find your fiesta mood. Galloway’s, however, has created a simple solution.
The Winter Cardinal is a seasonal take on the margarita. Served in a short rambler glass, the drink starts with a base of house-infused cranberry tequila. From there, the excellent bar staff shakes the mixture of organic lime juice, cranberry syrup, and lime cordial. Before pouring the drink over ice, the glass is rimmed with Hawaiian black lava salt.
At first sip, you’ll find familiar margarita flavors: lime and tequila. As you venture deeper into the glass, you’ll taste the cranberry,
which provides a fruity but not too-sweet addition. Try taking a sip from the glass sans straw: The smokiness of the lava salt cuts the drink’s fruit flavors.
For me, this drink in the perfect way to round out the holidays.
1200 10th St., Ste. 102, Bellingham, 360.756.2795, gallowayscocktail.bar
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