As the sun-soaked days of summer slowly come to an end, LUCKYRICE found a new way to celebrate the changing seasons. In the spirit of the auspicious mid-autumn Harvest Moon Festival, mix up your cocktail staples with Asian-inspired libations crafted by New York “Star-tenders” like Eamon Rockey(Betony), Walter Easterbrook (The Bowery Hotel), Greg Seider (Manhattan Cricket Club), Marlo Gamora(Jeepney) and Shinichi Ikeda (B Flat). There’s nothing like gazing up at a beautiful harvest moon while enjoying top shelf, handcrafted cocktails, and now you can get in on this awesome experience!
The Harvest Moon Festival, or Mid-Aut is traditional harvest celebration in China and Vietnam dating back over 3,000 years. On September 12 in New York City, you’ll have the unique opportunity to enjoy each of these bartenders’ libations at the nation’s preeminent celebration of Asian epicurean culture, the LUCKYRICE 5TH Anniversary Moon Festival Cocktail Feast.
For one night only, guests will revel in the majesty of the full moon while enjoying a field of innovative elixirs from the city’s finest drinking establishments.
Below, we’ve included one of the several exotic cocktail recipes that will be served at the LUCKYRICE Cocktail Feast. You can make this one at home, but if you’re in the NYC area on the 12th, you’re going to want to stop by and sample all of them! Ticket information can be found here!
Here’s the recipe:
Ginger Snap (Marlo Gamora, Jeepney)
2 oz Bombay Sapphire EAST gin
.5 oz kalamansi-honey
.75 oz ginger syrup
.5 oz lime juice
3 dashes orange bitters
Shake & top w/ club soda. Strain over over fresh ice in a Collins glass. Garnish with lime wheel and mint sprig/leaf. Enjoy!