KETEL ONE VODKA and Cocktail Gardening Recipes
Ketel One Family Made Vodka has released two new cocktail recipes that suggest an inventive way to use fresh garnishes in the winter. The "Thai Dream" and "Garden of Green" give you the inspiration to try your hand at "cocktail gardening." By raising fresh garnishes and natural ingredients, you can enjoy a refreshing adult beverage.
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Here are the recipes for our readers!
Ketel One Vodka's Thai Dream (Makes 1) This drink is an aromatic twist to a classic drink, purple basil adds notes of ginger and anise creating a complex layering of flavors perfect for the cooler season.
-2 oz. Ketel One Family-Made Vodka
-.75 oz. Purple Basil Honey Water*
-.75 oz. Lime juice
-6 Leaves Fresh Purple Basil
Add first four ingredients into a tin, shake and add a splash of soda water.
Pour contents into a highball glass over ice and garnish with fresh purple basil, marigold and baby borage.
*Steep basil in 2:1 water to honey mixture until color extracted and honey dissolves.
Ketel One Vodka's Garden of Green (Makes 1) For those seeking a little more green in their life, this cocktail incorporates a wide range of herbs for a surprising and light burst of flavor
-1.5 oz. Ketel One Family-Made Vodka
-5 Leaves Apple Mint
-.5 oz Snap Pea Reduction*
-.5 oz Lemon juice
-Splash of Soda Water
-Small Handful Micro Mizuna
Tear apple mint leaves and throw in a mason jar. Add all ingredients except the soda water and ice and cap the jar. Shake vigorously. Open and top with a splash of soda water. Garnish with micro mizuna and serve directly from Mason jar.
*Either juice the peas or blend with water and then fine strain.
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