RECIPE: Table 79’s As You Wish |

RECIPE: Table 79’s As You Wish

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — When someone visits a restaurant for the first time, they often asked their server a simple question, “What would you recommend?” If you find yourself at Table 79 and unable to make a decision from their drink menu, the staff will most likely suggest you try their favorite, As You Wish.

The uniquely named cocktail has a variety of floral and citrus flavors mixed with a gin of rich indigo blue. The color comes from a butterfly pea blossom mixed with the alcohol, and when the color meets citrus, such as lemon and grapefruit, the drink turns lavender.


  • 1/2 oz. of lavender-infused simple syrup
  • 1/2 oz. of elderberry liquor
  • 1/2 oz. creme de violette
  • 1/2 oz. of lemon juice
  • 1/4 oz. of grapefruit juice
  • 1 1/2 oz. of indigo gin
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  1. In a glass, mix the lemon juice, grapefruit juice, lavender-infused simple syrup, elderberry liquor, creme de violette and gin.
  2. Shake together.
  3. Strain into glass over ice.
  4. Garnish with lemon twist.

To reach Mackenzie Hicks, call 970-871-4208, email or follow her on Twitter @mackenzieshawna.

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