May Day

from PDT

  • .5 oz. Plymouth Gin
  • .5 oz. Aperol
  • .5 oz. Lemon Juice
  • 1 barspoon Simple Syrup
  • 3 dashes Fee Brothers Rhubarb Bitters
  • 2 oz. Moët Imperial Champagne

Stir with ice and strain into a chilled coupe. Top with 2 oz. Moët Imperial Champagne. No garnish.

Note: the title doesn't refer to a pilot's plea for help; she's talking about May 1, when you kick back and start enjoying the summer. —Jane Danger, Spring 2009