Where to Imbibe this Spring: The Deck at Island Gardens Introduces New Tropical-Inspired Cocktails
The Deck at Island Gardens, Miami’s premier waterfront lounge and bar, has announced a new cocktail menu inspired by its lush outdoor ambiance and the venue’s reputation being in a bustling mega-yacht marina destination. Carefully crafted by the restaurant’s mixologists, the new cocktail menu boasts exciting and delicious new flavors that transport guests to yachting destinations around the globe with every sip. Just in time for spring, the new cocktails ($19 each) are created with fresh, tropical ingredients with floral notes to mimic the season.
"Our team has been hard at work crafting a new cocktail menu that captures the vibrant flavors and traditions that you would find at the alluring yachting destinations around the world. The Biscayne Breeze cocktail, for instance, is a perfect ode to the growing yacht hub of Miami with its tropical ingredients" said The Deck at Island Gardens Head Bartender Miguel Soto. "And with other unique cocktails like Leave Me in Capri that boast herbal notes, each new drink is meaningful, flavorful and a perfect pairing for any of our dishes. So come and enjoy breathtaking Miami skyline views from our bar while sipping on a craft cocktail that captures the essence of waterfront dining and lifestyle - all amongst the most beautiful yachts in Miami!”
New cocktails and spritzes include:
The Islander: Dark rum, Grand Marnier, coconut cream, pineapple juice and bitters topped with a mint bouquet (served in a fresh coconut on Sundays for $26) .
Biscayne Breeze: Tequila Blanco, homemade lychee purée, butterfly pea flower syrup and Yellow Chartreuse.
Harbour Mezcal: Mezcal, fresh watermelon juice, St-Germain, ginger beer and lime juice garnished with crushed spices
Hibiscus Mule: Vodka, hibiscus syrup, lime juice and rose water topped with Fever-Tree ginger beer.
Leave Me in Capri: Gin infused with cucumber and basil, Maraschino liqueur, Dry Vermouth and lemon juice.
Take Me to St. Tropez: St-Germain, fresh cucumber water and Green Chartreuse topped with prosecco.
Ibiza Before Dark: Empress 1908 Gin, strawberry-infused Aperol, grapefruit juice and Fever-Tree sparkling lemon.
In addition to these new cocktails and spritzes, two crowd-pleasing signature cocktails are still on the menu: the Passion-ista, made with cachaça, passion fruit purée, lemon juice, rose water and edible rose petals, and From St. Barths With Love, crafted with vodka, mango liqueur, fresh mango purée, and lemon juice topped with a mint bouquet.
The Deck at Island Gardens is located at 888 MacArthur Causeway in Miami. It is open Wednesday and Thursday from 5 p.m. to midnight, Friday from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. and Saturday and Sunday from noon to 1 a.m. Guests are welcome to secure their favorite waterfront table, cabana or bar seating via The Deck at Island Gardens’ booking page, calling the restaurant directly at 786.627.4949 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.