Local Berry Brambler
1 1/2 ounces Bluewater Organic Vodka
1/2 cup of fresh local berries and/or raspberries
Juice from 1/4 fresh lemon
Combine all ingredients except ginger beer in a tall glass with lots of ice.
If using strawberries, clean and slice the berries ahead of time. If using raspberries, gently muddle the whole berries to release the juice.
Top with the ginger beer
Bluewater Organic Distilling
1 1/2 ounces Skip Rock Rye Whiskey
3/4 ounces fresh lemon juice
3/4 ounces simple syrup
1 ounce unsweetened pineapple juice
Garnish: Pineapple slice and cherry
Add all the ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice.
Shake, and strain into an old fashioned glass filled with fresh ice.
Garnish with a pineapple slice and a cherry.
Skip Rock Distillers
2¼ ounces gin
¾ ounces St. Germain elderflower liqueur
¾ ounces freshly squeezed lemon juice
4 to 6 large basil leaves
1 to 2 ounces club soda
Add the basil leaves, St. Germain elderflower liqueur, lemon juice and gin to a cocktail shaker. Half fill with ice and muddle vigorously to bruise the basil.
Shake, then strain into a cocktail glass. Don't worry if a few flecks of basil make it through.
Top with a quick splash of club soda and serve immediately with garnish of basil sprig.
Northwest Edible Life
1 ¼ ounce Hendrick's Gin
½ ounce St. Germain elderflower liqueur
Splash of Sprite and sweet and sour mix
Place one cucumber slice and two lime wedges in a cocktail shaker with the Hendrick's Gin and St-Germain Elderflower Liqueur.
Muddle with muddler (or the back of a wooden spoon) until cucumber and lime are mashed and integrated into the liquor.
Fill a glass with ice, pour mixture over ice and top with Sprite and sweet and sour mix. Garnish with a cucumber slice.
More Life Headlines
Take a ride back in time on Mount Rainier Scenic Railroad What’s this $50 ‘other’ charge on rental-car invoice? Birders get a treat, spot rare booby in Edmonds This ‘aged’ balsamic vinegar tastes like pure luxury What to do with all those tomatoes — for now or later Combine fresh fruit, green tea for a frozen summer treat Today in History The Chat with ... Molly Jensen, aka 'Stone Cold StunHer,' roller derby queen
Our to-do list full of ideas for your weekend
Our new comment system is not supported in IE 7. Please upgrade your browser here.