Sip some of these summer cocktails
Summer is HERE and what goes better with these hot temps thank a nice summer cocktail! The crew with Pearl Vodka served us up two drinks this morning that are sure to help beat the heat and entertain guests on your backyard patio!
Today’s drinks were the Italian Mojito, featuring Pearl Lime Basil and Sippable Fruit Salad, featuring Pearl Strawberry Basil. Here are the recipes!
Italian Mojito featuring Pearl Lime Basil (serves 4)
i. 1 ½ cups simple syrup (heat 1 cup sugar and 1 cup water to a boil, then reduce to simmer for 5 minutes)
ii. 1 cup Pearl Lime Basil vodka
iii. Juice from 3 limes
iv. 1 cup club soda, chilled
i. In a pitcher, combine simple syrup, club soda, lime juice and Pearl Lime Basil. Stir to combine.
ii. Prepare each glass by placing a lime wedge and a couple leaves of fresh basil at the bottom. Cover with ice.
iii. Pour mojito mix over ice. You can use a Mason jar or vintage-style glass for a cool, summery look.
iv. Garnish with more basil and lime wedges.
Sippable Fruit Salad featuring Pearl Strawberry Basil (serves 1)
i. 1 ½ oz. Pearl Strawberry Basil Vodka
ii. 1 ½ oz. Orange juice
iii. 1 ½ oz. Cranberry juice
iv. 1 ½ oz. Pineapple juice
v. 2 oz. Ginger beer
i. Build in pint glass.
ii. Garnish with lemon wedge, lime wedge and cherry.
iii. Stir and serve.
Visit www.thecookierookie.com for the the Italian Mojito recipe as well! Don’t forget! Pearl Vodka Ambassadors are hosting several events throughout Indianapolis this weekend and next, where folks can sample the new flavors.
i. July 17 (tonight!) ambassadors will be at Payless Liquors for a Pearl Vodka tasting from 5 – 7 p.m. Rick’s Boatyard Cafe is also hosting an event at 6:30 p.m.
ii. July 18 ambassadors will once again be at Payless Liquors for a tasting from 5 – 7 p.m., and they will also be at Usual Suspects at 10:30 p.m.
iii. July 25 at 10:30 p.m. ambassadors will continue the fun at Usual Suspects.