CLOSED: Win this cocktail book from the Waldorf Astoria

It's time to seriously impress your friends

It’s time to seriously impress your friends

Gone are the days when you used to be able to welcome guests with a lukewarm can of PBR and a smile. These days, expect whispers behind your back if you’ve only got one kind of tonic on hand to match your three different types of gin. Never fear, Vancouverites, as ever, Vancouver Magazine has your back. Prepare to wow your acquaintances with some sweet cocktail recipes live from N.Y.C.—aka The Waldorf Astoria Bar Book you’re about to win (valued at $34). Before you enter below, here’s a sampler to wet your whistle:Monkey Gland2 oz. Bombay London dry gin1 oz. fresh orange juice1/4 oz. Grenadine1/4 oz. absinthe1/4 oz. fresh lemon juiceAdd all ingredients to mixing glass. Add ice and skate well. Strain into chilled cocktail glass. No garnish.Contest will close Monday, June 13 at 11:59 p.m.View contest rules and regulations here.