The "Day Drinker" Is Almost Too Sippable

A cocktail in a rocks glass garnished with rosemary.
Day Drinker. Photo courtesy of Empire State South.

Dry blanc vermouth is complemented by bright, green notes of Ocho Reposado tequila. Created by Kellie Thorn of Empire State South (Atlanta, Georgia).


  • 112 ounce La Quintinye Blanc vermouth
  • 1 ounce Ocho Reposado tequila
  • 1 bar spoon Esprit de June liqueur
  • 5 drops Bitter Truth beach bitters


Stir ingredients with ice. In a chilled rocks glass with one large cube, express and discard of a lemon peel. Pour cocktail over the scented rock. Garnish with a sprig of rosemary.

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