We’re all feeling a bit travel-challenged, so we’ll drink to better days and a return to our globetrotting westward ways with these “Getaways in a Glass.”Ge
How to travel without having to leave your house? Queue up something site-specific on Netflix and toast your own ingenuity. Here are a few suggestions from Loews Hotels for “Getaways in a Glass” drinks that go with flicks shot in the West, from the hands of their bartenders to yours. No luggage required. Shake, shake, shake.
If You’re Eyeing A Desert Escape
The dry, dry desert can leave one terribly parched. This twist on a classic margarita makes just one, but we’re just gonna say this. Pitcher.
Prickly Pear Margarita
Courtesy Loews Ventana Canyon
1¼ ounce Herradura silver tequila
½ ounce triple sec
½ ounce lime juice
½ ounce prickly pear syrup
Add all ingredients to shaker and shake with ice. Strain into rocks glass over fresh ice. Garnish with lime zest and fresh lime. Enjoy.
If You’re Pining For Time In Texas
If you want to get into a Lone Star State of mind, pucker up with this tart sweetheart of a drink.
My Resting Face Cocktail
Courtesy Live! by Loews-Arlington
1½ ounces raspberry vodka
¾ ounce St. Germain
¾ ounce fresh lime juice
¼ ounce grenadine syrup
Add all ingredients into your cocktail shaker, fill with ice, shake, pour, and double-strain into a coupe glass. Enjoy!
If You’re California Dreamin’
Finally, surf’s up! Here are two cocktails that’ll have you hearing the Beach Boys and smelling the salty sea air.
Courtesy Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel
4 ounces rosé wine
1 ounce Aperol
½ ounce pamplemousse liqueur
Splash of grapefruit juice
Splash of lime juice
Pour all ingredients over ice in shaker of choice and shake to mix. Serve over ice in a wine glass.
If You’re Hearing Hollywood Calling
Feeling the need to head for the hills? If it’s the Hollywood Hills whispering sweet nothings in your ear, this just might be the tipple to take you there.
Courtesy Loews Hollywood Hotel
2 ounces Pisco
¾ ounce lime juice
¾ ounce matcha tea
1 egg white
Splash of bitters
Pour all ingredients into a shaker and shake to mix. Pour mixture over ice into a high-ball glass. Garnish with a mint sprig.