The son of Zeus and Leto and the twin brother of Artemis, in Greek mythology Apollo was the god of music and also of prophecy, colonization, medicine, archery (but not for war or hunting), poetry, dance, intellectual inquiry and the carer of herds and flocks.

Honor him with this cocktail created by Metaxa, the Greek aged brandy and wine spirit that has been around since 1888.



  • 2 oz Metaxa 5 Star
  • 1/2 oz Cointreau
  • 1/2 oz creme de cassis
  • 1/2 oz fresh lime juice
  • 2 oz passion fruit juice
  • 3 oz cranberry juice


  1. Add all ingredients over ice in a Boston shaker
  2. Pour into a tall glass
  3. Garnish with fruit

Photo credit: Metaxa



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