Music & Mixology: Make a “Lola” with Sailor Jerry brand ambassador Ashley Miller

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Driving from gig to gig, playing mixologist, giving away free booze — week after week, it can get exhausting. Somehow, Ashley Miller and her Sailor Jerry cohorts muster the strength to enliven parties everywhere. Here’s a little about her and one of her favorites, the Lola.

Drink of choice:
2 parts Sailor Jerry Rum
1 part sweet vermouth
2 dashes Angostura bitters

Combine in glass over ice; garnish with an orange

Sailor Jerry brand ambassador Ashley Miller

Five of my favorite albums:
Roky Erickson & The Aliens: s/t (CBS)
Iron Horse: Fade to Bluegrass: The Bluegrass Tribute to Metallica (CMH)
Drive-By Truckers: The Dirty South (New West)
The Bronx: s/t (Ferret)
The Black Keys: Chulahoma: The Songs of Junior Kimbrough EP (Fat Possum)

Currently listening to:
Chingón: “Malagueña Salerosa”

Last great show I saw:
Mariachi el Bronx at Double Door (Chicago, IL)

Biggest vice:
Salt. I’m totally addicted to it; I even have a salt-shaker tattoo!

Tattoo that my mom still doesn’t know about:
She’s seen them all. We even have a matching one!

Something you wouldn’t know by looking at me:
I’ve been a certified scuba diver for 15 years.

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