Thirsty Thursday: SFMade Summer Cocktail [Recipe]

Summer cocktail recipe
SFMade is a California non-profit corporation, that is focused on building San Francisco’s manufacturing sector. As a long time support of buying local, I love seeing what comes out of SFMade and this week they really caught my eye with a local summer cocktail recipe.

Local summer cocktail recipes

Distillery No.209 is a true SFMade artisanal spirit: It’s made right on the water in the shadows of AT & T park. Plus, they work with local bartenders to create mouth-watering cocktails. Here’s the perfect summer drink from Zachary Safron of Gaspar Brasserie:

Rosies Elevation Summer Cockatil recipe

Rosie’s Elevation

Recipe by Zachary Safron of Gaspar Brasserie


  • 1.5 oz No.209 Gin
  • .75 oz Lemon juice
  • .5 oz Amaro Nonino
  • .5 oz Velvet Falernum


  1. Shake ingredients over ice.
  2. Double strain into a coupe
  3. Garnish with an orange twist.

Inspired by this I checked out No.209 Gin’s website which has a whole bunch of awesome looking summer cocktail recipes including this one called 20K-9.summer cocktail recipes


Recipe by John Gretz


  • 2 oz. No. 209 Gin
  • 4 oz. Ruby Red Grapefruit Juice
  • 1 oz. Cointreau
  • 1 drop french orange flower water
  • 1 slice orange


  1. Combine ingredients and shake well with ice.
  2. Serve either on the rocks or up Martini style.
  3. Garnish with fresh slice of orange.

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is a former marketing consultant who decided, at the age of fifty, to turn her hand to creative non-fiction. Jennifer continues to write about sustainable food and wine, the intersection of food and marketing and food politics for and is the author of Greening Your Small Business (November 2009, Penguin Group (USA)). She was named one of The 16 Women You Must Follow on Twitter for Green Business. She has four kids, a dog, a hamster and an MBA - follow her on and .