Beyond the Drink: Omar Yeefoon’s Alivia Cocktail (S6/Ep.20)

Omar Yeefoon is a Dallas, TX-based bartender, teacher and mentor of the bar industry. His simple, yet nuanced approach to cocktail creation and service has left a mark on many notable bar programs throughout Dallas and beyond. He’s managed award-winning bars, worked in sales and advocacy and opened his own cocktail bar and restaurant, Shoals Sound & Service. Shoals has earned awards such as “Best Cocktail Bar,” “Best Vegan/Vegetarian Restaurant” and more. In this episode, Omar walks us through a cocktail he created that he says is very “martini-like” and great for a white wine drinker, and his commitment to a new project he is excited about called the Black Mixology Collective. Enjoy this episode as we go Beyond the Drink… with Omar Yeefoon. (cocktail recipe below)


Makes 1 cocktail

2 oz gin, such as Fords Gin

.75 oz Lillet Blanc

.25 oz Pamplemousse Rose Liqueur

Dash orange bitters

Grapefruit peel, to garnish

Combine the gin, Lillet Blanc, pamplemousse liqueur and orange bitters in a mixing glass and stir with ice. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with a grapefruit peel. 

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