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The Prepster: The Weekend Wedding Cocktail from The Mansion on Delaware!


This original cocktail recipe created by The Mansion’s Catering Manager, Lisa, celebrates the personality of that conventional preppy who displays a uniquely hipster twist…the preppy hipster…we all know one or two!

This cocktail’s twist on the classic preppy G&T are the savory aromatics in the flavor profile of the Tommyrotter Gin, the astringent sage cut fresh from The Mansion’s urban garden, and the alpine herbs in the bittersweet Breckenridge Bitters liqueur.

Hotel and special events guests enjoy The Mansion’s unique ‘Boutique Bar’ which features small batch & boutique spirits, including exceptional Buffalo-made products. Buffalo’s own Tommyrotter Distillery has made it quite easy to feature local spirits, doing their part to put Buffalo on the international spirits map by recently winning a silver medal at the world’s most prestigious annual spirits industry competition. This recipe calls for green tea honey syrup and while you can find this ingredient at specialty grocers, we suggest that you get-your-DIY-on and steep a homemade batch. Pop the unused portion in the fridge and use to blend with sparkling water or drizzle over fresh fruit throughout the week.



½ oz. Breckenridge Bitters

½ oz. Green Tea Honey Syrup

½ oz. fresh lemon juice

5 oz. Fever Tree Bitter Lemon

Lemon slice and fresh sage garnish

  1. Pour half the Fever Tree Bitter Lemon into a tall glass brimming with ice and 2 lemon slices

  2. Add Tommyrotter Gin, Breckenridge Bitters, Green Tea Honey Syrup, and fresh lemon juice

  3. Fill to the top with remaining Fever Tree Bitter Lemon

  4. Garnish with fresh sage

DIY Green Tea Honey Syrup:

2 bags green tea

1 cup boiling water

1 cup sugar

2 tablespoons honey

  1. Steep the tea in boiling water for 5 minutes, then discard bags

  2. Add sugar and stir until dissolved

  3. Add honey and stir

  4. Let cool, pour into jar & cover, store in fridge for up to 1 week


Located in downtown Buffalo, The Mansion on Delaware Avenue is a AAA Four Diamond Award-winning historic boutique luxury hotel that combines Second Empire architecture with modern elegance and comforts. Stay for the night, or host your special event with the style and high-class services that MoDA offers! Follow them on social media to stay up-to-date with various special events where you yourself can try out the delicious, hand crafted cocktails or sample their world-renown wine list! The Mansion on Delaware Avenue – 414 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14202 – 716.886.3300

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