The Scarlet Ibis Will Be Your Go-To Summer Cocktail

Goodnight Kenny, a cocktail bar in Poughkeepsie, dishes up a cocktail recipe that's all about fruity, bubbly flavor.

The best summer sips are refreshing and fruity, like last summer’s trendy Aperol Spritz. Goodnight Kenny, a cocktail bar in Poughkeepsie, kicks the fave up a notch with the addition of grapefruit soda and mezcal for their Scarlet Ibis. While it’s simple enough to mix at home, we also recommend paying them a visit for their first summer in business.

Scarlet Ibis Cocktail




Grapefruit soda and mezcal pair perfectly in this summer drink recipe by Goodnight Kenny in Poughkeepsie.


  • Mezcal

  • Aperol

  • Ice

  • Grapefruit Soda

  • Dry Sparkling Wine

  • Lime

  • Mint


  • Stir 1 oz. mezcal, ½ oz. Aperol, and ice in a wine glass. Top with 2 oz. grapefruit soda and 1 oz. dry sparkling wine. Garnish with lime and mint and enjoy.

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