Bonbon of the Vanities While martini purists may balk, everybody has a sweet tooth, and the Bonbon of the Vanities hits all the stops. 1.7 oz Russian Standard Vodka .85 oz. banana liqueur .85 oz. peach liqueur 2.7 oz. orange juice .33 oz. Grenadine Fill 1/3 shaker with ice before adding ingredients. Shake for 3-5 seconds, add 3 ice cubes to a highball glass, and strain the mixture over ice. Add Grenadine and garnish with an orange slice.
Black Velvets for St Patrick's Day. Guinness and Champagne. Invented in 1861 at Brook’s Club in London. Prince Albert had died, everyone was in mourning. The story goes that the steward at the club, overcome with the emotion of the occasion, ordered that even the champagne should be put into mourning and proceeded to mix it with Guinness.