The immortal Duke Ellington is honored with this delightful and refreshing drink that is reminiscent of the beverages concocted in Harlem speakeasies and clubs in the 1920’s. To get there, one would “Take the ‘A’ Train” to 125th Street.

Take The 'A' Train
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A crisp, refreshing cocktail good in summer or autumn. Crisp, tangy flavors cleanse the palate and provide a bright taste.
Recipe type: Alcoholic Cocktails
Serves: 1
  • 2 fluid ounces cranberry juice
  • 2 fluid ounces grapefruit juice
  • 1/2 fluid ounce Absolut Vodka
  • 1 1/4 fluid ounces Absolut Citron
  • club soda
  • lemon wedge
  • cherry (optional)
  1. Shake with ice and pour into Collins glass.
  2. Fill with club soda, garnish with lemon wedge.
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