COMMUNITY VOICES | Celebrate National Aperitif Day with William Grant & Sons Lillet

Thursday, May 15th is National Aperitif Day and there is no better way to celebrate than with a palate cleansing French Lillet.With delicate flavors of grapes infused with hints of fruit, any of the Lillet varieties—Blanc, Rouge, Rose—are appeasing all on their own.  The light flavor of Lillet Blanc which leaves lasting aromas of candied oranges, honey, pine resin and exotic fruits would be the perfect gift for someone special or treat to enjoy on your own.To make any occasion more special, try going the extra mile and shake things up with a few of the mixed cocktail recipes provided below.”Lil-Lily Pad”1 ¼ oz. Lillet Rosé¾ oz. Hendrick’s Gin¾ oz. fresh squeezed grapefruit juice¼ oz. crème de violette*edible poppy flowerorange twist (discarded)Build all ingredients in shaker, add ice and shake vigorously. Continue Reading