Garden Inspired Cocktails? Yes, We’re Totally Here For It!

Warmer weather is finally here! Looking for some fun, bright, new cocktail recipes to try? Below please find garden inspired cocktails you can make with fresh fruits and vegetables from Swedish vodka brand, Purity Vodka,Brooklyn Crafted Ginger Beer, zero calorie Sparkling Ice, and world renowned Italian winery, Santa Margherita that are perfect to serve at your next summer gathering.

Garden Cooler

Ingredients:

Directions: Build over ice and top with Santa Margherita Prosecco Superiore DOCG. Garnish with cucumber slice and fresh herbs (shiso, opal basil, chrysanthemum).

Cucumber Gimlet

Ingredients:

  • 2 parts Purity Vodka
  • ¾ parts fresh squeezed lime juice
  • ¾ part simple syrup
  • 4 slices cucumber
  • 1 lime wheel

Directions:

  1. Add all ingredients into cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  2. Shake well and double strain into a large cocktail glass.

Garnish with a lime wheel

Lavender Lemon Cooler

Ingredients

  • 1½ oz. gin
  • 1 oz. lemon juice
  • 1 oz. lavender syrup (recipe below)
  • 4 oz. Sparkling Ice Classic Lemonade
  • Lemon twist and lavender sprig for garnish (optional)

Directions

Fill a glass with crushed ice. Pour the gin, lemon juice, and the lavender syrup over the ice and stir. Float with Sparkling Ice Classic Lemonade, garnish with a lemon twist and lavender spring then serve.

Lavender Syrup

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons dried lavender
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup water

Directions

Bring the sugar and water to a boil in a saucepan over medium-high heat, stir to dissolve sugar. Add lavender and bring to a simmer. Remove from heat, and allow the ginger to infuse for 30 minutes. Pour syrup through a finer strainer into an airtight container.

Sparkling Cucumber Lemonade

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Muddle a few cucumber sliced with vodka. Strain and pour into a tall chilled glass over ice
  2. Top with Sparkling Ice Classic Lemonade
  3. Garnish with lemon and cucumber slices

Strawberry Basil Mule

Ingredients:

Directions:

  • Muddle fresh strawberries (roughly 6), 2 lime wedges and basil in a copper mule mug.
  • Top with Ice, Vodka and Brooklyn Crafted
  • Garnish with Strawberry and Lime wedge and basil leaves.