(WXYZ) — Shaking things up and looking ahead to the unofficial start of summer with cocktails inspired by Detroit.
Mixologist Nick Britsky, digital director at HOUR Detroit, joined 7 Action News with drink ideas from the magazine's Best of Detroit 2021 -- including Sugar House, Valentine Distilling Co. and Candy Bar.
You'll also see some familiar faces from 7 Action News in the latest edition of the magazine.
For more, visit to hourdetroit.com.
Sugar House Cocktail -- winner for Best Bar
Valentine Distilling -- winner for Best Distillery
2 oz. Valentine Liberator Gin
1 oz. Grapefruit Oleo Saccharum
2 dashes Spring Bitters (or similar bitters)
Candy Bar Cocktail -- winner for Best Swanky Bar
Summer in Southwest
2 oz. Detroit City Distillery Summer Rum
1 oz. pineapple juice
0.5 oz. lime juice
0.25 oz. simple syrup
2-3 slices jalapeno
Sweet and spicy chili salt (Chamoy or Tajin)