Heritage-inspired cocktails

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We asked a few master mixologists to invent the perfect cocktail for the 2016 RBC Heritage Presented by Boing. Here is what they came up with:

TIPSY BY TEE TIMETIPSY BY TEE TIME
Created by Travis Wray of Poseidon

2 ounces Grey Goose vodka
1.5 ounces sweet tea simple syrup
2 lemon wedges
5 mint leaves
3 oz prosecco

Muddle mint leaves, lemon wedges and simple syrup in mixing glass. Add ice, shake vigorously and pour into a highball glass. Add ice and top with prosecco. Add a lemon wheel and fresh mint leaves as garnish.

LAGOON LEMONADELAGOON LEMONADE
Created by Taylor Perry of Bomboras Grille

Housemade lemonade with a honey lavender twist
1 ounce juice from grilled lemons
3.5 ounces water
1 ounce housemade sour mix
1 ounce simple syrup
1 frozen lavender-kissed honey ice ball

To make the ice ball, infuse honey with lavender and freeze overnight in ice mold. To make the cocktail, place the lavender-honey ice ball in rocks glass and set aside. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and the rest of the ingredients. Shake vigorously and strain into rocks glass over ice sphere.  Garnish with a grilled lemon wheel and lavender florets.

ANTIPASTO BLOODY MARYANTIPASTO BLOODY MARY
Created by Dana Torres of Giuseppi’s Pizza & Pasta

2 ounces Grey Goose vodka
4 ounces pepperoncini juice
1 teaspoon basil paste
2 ounces Zing Zang Bloody Mary Mix
4 ounces V-8 Juice

Combine all ingredients in a glass. Serve over ice if desired, and garnish with pepperoncini, sliced pepperoni, buffalo mozzarella cubes, basil, cherry tomatoes or an olive.

LOWCOUNTRY LEMONADELOWCOUNTRY LEMONADE
Created by Lesly Crick of Fat Baby’s Pizza and Subs

1 1/2 ounces Grey Goose Le Citroen vodka
1/2 ounce Il Tramonto Limoncello (or any limoncello)
1/2 teaspoon sugar
4 ounces sour mix
Splash of simple syrup or triple sec
Sprite to fill

Pour all ingredients except the Sprite over ice into a bar shaker.  Shake well. Muddle 2 lemon wedges in a sugar-rimmed pint glass. Pour shaker ingredients over muddled lemons. Top with Sprite and garnish with a lemon wheel.