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The “S.S. Minnow at Midnight” Lambrusco Cocktail

This lovely Lambrusco cocktail is a tropical, lightly sweet, romantic summer evening treat.

A purple cocktail in a tumbler on a wooden table, garnished with tropical dry and fresh flowers.

I imagine Ginger sipping this cocktail on the shore of Gilligan’s Island at night, admiring how the moonlight glistens on the deck of the shipwrecked SS. Minnow. The waves lapping at the shore, the palm trees blowing in the breeze, tropical flowers in bloom… not caring if she ever gets home, for a little while.

A closeup of a dark purple cocktail on a wooden table, garnished with dry tropical flowers.

I added a tiny bit of my homemade hibiscus liqueur to this cocktail. It’s SO easy to make yourself. You just need some dry hibiscus flowers (easily found on Amazon) and an alcohol like Vodka or Everclear.

A jar of hibiscus liqueur next to a bowl of hibiscus flowers on a marble table.For More Floral & Refreshing Cocktails

The White Rosemary Rose Cocktail
The Lavender French Gimlet
Cherry Blossom Gin & Tonic

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A dark purple cocktail on a wooden table, garnished with dry tropical flowers with a sprinkle of flowers beside it.
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The "S.S. Minnow at Midnight" Lambrusco Cocktail

This lovely Lambrusco cocktail is a tropical, lightly sweet, romantic summer evening treat. Serve over ice with a floral garnish.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Tropical
Keyword: lambrusco
Servings: 1 Cocktail
Calories: 196kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces Lambrusco
  • 1 ounce hibiscus liquor
  • ½ ounce Malibu rum
  • ½ ounce lime
  • 1 tsp. simple syrup

Instructions

  • Add ice to your shaker. Add hibiscus liquor, Malibu rum and lime juice. Give it a shake. Remove the lid, add Lambrusco and stir. Pour into a chilled glass and serve.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Cocktail | Calories: 196kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Sodium: 6mg | Potassium: 112mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 4.1mg | Iron: 0.4mg

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