Gateway to Heaven - Tipsy Bartender

Gateway to Heaven


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We're gonna jump into the recipe for this Gateway to Heaven cocktail in a moment, but first, check out these related Hpnotiq cocktail recipes: the Hpnotiq Margarita, the Hpnotiq Purple Haze, the Menage A Trois, the Emerald Rain, and the Tropical Breeze. As far as this Gateway to Heaven cocktail recipe is concerned, it combines pineapple rum, Hpnotiq, peach schnapps, Island Punch Pucker, sweet and sour mix, and lemon lime soda, and is rimmed and garnished with blue sugar, an orange wheel, and a cherry. And if you think this makes the Gateway to Heaven an amazing tropical cocktail option, then you are absolutely right. By the way, if you're wondering what Hpnotiq is, it's fruity, tropical blue liqueur that was "created in 2001 by Raphael Yakoby, a college dropout living with his parents on Long Island, New York, who, after seeing a blue perfume at Bloomingdale's, decided to create a blue liqueur." So there you go, according to the Hpnotiq Wikipedia page, Hpnotiq was invented 'cause some dude was inspired by a blue perfume at Bloomingdale's....

1 oz. (30ml) Pineapple Rum
1 1/2 oz. (45ml) Hpnotiq
1/2 oz. (15ml) Peach Schnapps
1 oz. (30ml) Island Punch Pucker
1 oz. (30ml) Sweet & Sour Mix
Lemon Lime Soda
Rim: Blue Sugar
Garnish: Orange Wheel, Cherry

1. Rim the edge of your glass with blue sugar. Set aside.
2. In a shaking glass with ice, combine pineapple rum, hpnotiq, peach schnapps, island punch pucker, and sweet & sour mix. Shake well.
3. Strain mix into rimmed glass over ice and top with lemon lime soda.
4. Garnish with an orange slice and a cherry.

*Recipe by IG: @letsturnup

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