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Tipsy Veggies

Carrot on a String

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Ingredients:

2 ounces Hennessy VS

1/2 oz Velvet Falernum

Splash Domaine de Canton

1 ounce carrot juice

1/4 ounce fresh lemon juice

Dash angostura bitters

Dash walnut bitters

Ginger root slice, for garnish

Ground cinnamon, for garnish

Directions: Add all ingredients except ginger root and cinnamon to a shaker with ice and shake until well chilled. Strain into a cocktail coupe or martini glass and garnish with ginger root and cinnamon.

Avo-rita

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Ingredients:

1 teaspoon celery salt

4 tablespoons kosher salt

Lime wedge

1/2 ripe avocado

1 1/2 ounces lime juice

1 1/2 ounces agave nectar

1 1/2 ounces 1800 Silver Tequila

3/4 ounce Cointreau

Directions: In a small bowl, mix salts well. Wet rim of a margarita glass with lime wedge and dip into salt mixture to coat. In a mixing glass, muddle avocado, lime juice, and agave. Add tequila and Cointreau. Top with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into ice-filled, salt-rimmed glass.

Recipe from Havana Central in New York City

Sunset Fizz 


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Ingredients:

3 Concord grapes

2 very thin slices red beet


Pinch sea salt

1/2 part agave nectar

1/2 part fresh lemon juice

Gekkeikan Zipang Sparkling Sake

Lemon peel, for garnish

Directions: Muddle all ingredients except sake and lemon peel. Add ice and shake until chilled. Strain into a champagne flute, top with sake, and garnish with lemon peel.

Green Garden

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Ingredients:

Salt

Pepper

1 1/2 ounces Voli Light Vodka, plus more to rim

1/2 medium green bell pepper

1 ounce lime juice

1 packet Stevia (2 teaspoons)

Handful fresh basil, for garnish

Directions: Combine salt and pepper on a small plate. Moisten the rim of a martini glass with some vodka, dip glass into salt and pepper, and shake off excess. In a shaker, muddle vodka, pepper, lime juice, and Stevia. Shake, strain into glass, and garnish with basil.

Pumpkin Spice

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Ingredients:

2 ounces SKYY Infusions Ginger

1/2 ounce lime juice

1 ounce pumpkin puree

Splash honey water*

Slice fresh ginger, for garnish

Directions: Combine all ingredients except ginger slice in a cocktail shaker with ice and shake vigorously. Strain over fresh ice into a Collins glass. Add long slice of ginger to glass lengthwise for garnish.

*Make honey water by combining equal parts honey and water.

The Great 58

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Ingredients:

3 cucumber slices

2 jalapeno slices

2 chunks of pineapple

1/4 part fresh lime juice

1/4 part fresh lemon juice

1/2 part fresh orange juice

4 parts tomato puree or juice

1 1/2 parts Jägermeister

Pinch sea salt

Pinch pepper

Celery stick, for garnish

Directions: Muddle vegetables and citrus juices well. Add tomato puree, Jägermeister, and ice and and gently stir, then strain into a tall glass full of fresh ice. Add salt and pepper to taste, and garnish with celery stick.

Coastal Sunrise

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Ingredients:

1 1/2 parts carrot juice

1/2 part fresh orange juice

1/4 part Aperol

1 part Michael Collins Blended Irish Whiskey

Rosemary sprig, for garnish

Pinch sea salt, for garnish

Pinch fresh ground black pepper, for garnish

Directions: In a shaker, shake all ingredients except rosemary, salt, and pepper with ice. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with rosemary, salt, and pepper.