Mix up this out-of-this-world cocktail in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission.
To celebrate the great feat of the Apollo 11 mission and a stroll on the moon, the Watergate Hotel created a special cocktail, the Moonwalker. The tipple, which includes an astronaut’s favorite drink, will be available at the hotel’s Top of the Gate rooftop bar and lounge July 20, 2019, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 landing on the moon. Mix up a glass of this out-of-this-world cocktail at home. Here’s to Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins!
Kalkidan Lemma, Head Bartender, Top of the Gate at The Watergate Hotel
1½ ounces Solerno blood orange liqueur
½ ounce Aperol Aperitivo
1 ounce fresh orange juice
2 ounce Möet Ice Imperial
Blood orange wedge or basil leef, for garnish (optional)
Add ingredients in a mixing glass, and stir for 10 seconds.
Rim half of the rim of a Collins glass with Tang, pour the liquid cocktail mixture into the glass, and garnish with a slice of blood orange and a basil leaf.