Chappy Hour: Raspberry White Russian + Correspondent

With a berry-twist on a traditional cocktail, ALU mixologist Tan Light presents our tastebuds with a tall drink of  Raspberry White Russian, echoing the metropolitan locations in Dominique Bernier-Cormier’s debut Correspondent(Goose Lane Editions). Prepare the recipe below and armchair travel with the featured poem “It’s 13:15.”


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The Cocktail

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What You Need:
  • 3 fresh raspberries
  • ice cubes**
  • 1 oz  heavy cream
  • 1 oz Chambord or raspberry cordial
  • 1 oz vodka or still tonic water
** Place a single fresh raspberry in the middle of each cube,  top with water. Freeze overnight until solid.What to Do:
  1. Muddle raspberries in the bottom of your shaker.
  2. Add ice to shaker. *See note about raspberry ice
  3. Pour cream, Chambord, and vodka over ice.
  4. Shake well to combine, pour over muddled raspberries.

The Poem

Travel further yet with the longer excerpt from The Correspondent (clicking here begins a PDF download) and the velvety comfort of your Raspberry White Russian. * * *For more Chappy Hour, click here.