Slideshow: 10 Summer Cocktail Recipes from The Trilby in NYC

Basil Daiquiri
Basil Daiquiri
This tart, refreshing drink is based on aged rum with a splash of maraschino liqueur. Muddled basil leaves add herbal complexity.

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Cheeky Negroni
Cheeky Negroni
With Lillet Blanc and Aperol instead of vermouth and Campari, this summery variation on the Negroni will quench your thirst for herbal, citrusy bittersweetness.

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Cowboy Martini
Cowboy Martini
Fresh lemon and gin with a little mint—this concoction is perfect for hot weather.

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The Trilby
The Trilby
A scotch-based cocktail for cool summer evenings (and on into fall.) It's potent and a little smoky but super-smooth. Be sure to use a fresh bottle of Carpano Antica vermouth.

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Pina Colada
Pina Colada
A sophisticated version of the old blender drink; made frothy with egg white and rich with coconut cream.

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Rye Sherry Amour
Rye Sherry Amour
Sherry-based cocktails are popping up all over town; this one's especially likable, bringing together the sweet heat of ginger with rye and lime juice.

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Peruvian Punch
Peruvian Punch
Tropical but not too sweet, this pisco-based cocktail features lime, pineapple, and orange, spiced up with Velvet Falernum.

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Humble Pie
Humble Pie
The vivid color in the bottom of the glass comes from Aperol and Skyy Infusions Blood Orange vodka. Stir it up for a bittersweet Italian-soda like drink that packs a bit of a punch.

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