The Red Doll Blues--A Custom Cocktail for Devi S. Laskar's Booktails Literary Podcast EP3
Hot Redhead Media is pleased to soon release our newest episode of the Booktails podcast series this upcoming September 15th, with a delectable reading and up close and personal conversation with celebrated author Devi S. Laskar, reading from her novel The Atlas of Reds and Blues.
Heather Fowler and Reine Dugas co-host this monthly HRM books and drinks intimate reading series intended to give introverts the chance to hear talented literary authors talk about and read from their newest books, while listening from the comfort of their own couches, pants optional, with a boozy treat in hand.
Here is the cocktail Reine has created in the spirit of Devi's tender and fascinatingly intricate book about living past and through experienced racism and microaggressions---so you now have two weeks to grab Devi's book and get all the ingredients to prepare for having your own cocktail with us when the podcast drops on the evening of September 15th.
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The Red Doll Blues
1.5 oz bourbon 1.5 oz pomegranate juice 1 oz simple syrup .5 oz lemon juice Prosecco Blueberries for garnish This drink, like Devi's Atlas, is red and blue everywhere-- full-flavored, delicious, and intense. Preparation instructions are as follows:
In a shaker filled with ice, mix bourbon, pomegranate juice, simple syrup, and lemon juice.
Strain into coupe glass, and top with a splash of prosecco.
Drop three of the bluest blueberries into the glass, watch them settle, and then sip
Note for sobriety seekers: This cocktail can also be made into a tasty mocktail with just an extra dash of lemon-lime soda! Enjoy!