Boulevard's ROYGBIV cocktail

A rum cocktail that includes the colours of the rainbow

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If you'll be in Vancouver this summer, you can do good while you dine out. From July 14 to August 6, you can visit restaurants participating in the Pride Crawl Fundraiser for pride-themed cocktails, with a portion of the proceeds going to the Dr. Peter Centre. The initiative aims to raise awareness of HIV and support the LGBTQ+ community, which comprises the majority of persons who receive care at the Dr. Peter Centre. 

The name of the drink from Boulevard Kitchen and Bar is an acronym of a few of the ingredients like rum, orange juice, and green strawberry bitters.

What better drink to celebrate the colours on the pride flag than this?

45 mL Appleton VX rum
10 mL Ancho Reyes Verde liqueur
10 mL fresh orange juice
10 mL blue CuraƧao
20 mL coconut milk
5 mL vanilla syrup
4 dashes Ms. Betters Green Strawberry bitters

Shake all ingredients with ice in a cocktail shaker.

Strain over crushed ice into a pilsner glass.

Garnish with fresh mint, and 2 pride flags.