With the start of D.C.’s National Cherry Blossom Festival this week, which commemorates Japan’s gift of the cherry trees on March 27, 1912, it feels like the right time to share this springtime sipper. Cherry vodka gives this low-calorie cocktail its flavor, while a dash of grenadine imparts its pretty cherry blossom-hue.
Cherry Blossom Bloom
1 part Pinnacle® Cherry Vodka
2 parts club soda
1 teaspoon grenadine
1 cherry, for garnish
1 lime wheel, for garnish
Mix all ingredients in a glass with ice and garnish with cherry and lime wheel.
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