Bell Pepper Spicy & Dirty Martini

A spicy, dirty, yet fresh tasting variation of the dirty martini, alive and filled with a daily dose of vegetables!

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Carambola Cel-Star

Ingredients 2 ½  ounces  fresh star fruit and celery juice ( 1 star fruit, 2 stalks celery, leaves and all) 2 ounces Titos vodka ½ ounce lime juice ½ ounce lovage and lemon thyme syrup* Star Fruit Garnish Brooklyn Hemispherical Lemon Bitters The Bitter Truth Celery Bitters Directions In a large glass filled with ice, […]

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Dirty Texas Cowboy with Lime Pickled Jalapeno Garnish

Makes 1 cocktail Ingredients For the red bell pepper infused gin 2 red bell peppers, deseeded and sliced 1 quart gin For the pickled jalapenos Zest and juice of 1 lime ¼ cup water ¼ cup champagne citrus vinegar Salt 2 jalapenos, seeds intact and sliced For the cocktail Ice 2 ounces bell pepper infused […]

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Gazpacho Spaniard with Lemon Cucumber Garnish

Makes one cocktail Ingredients For the cucumber-tomato infused vodka 1 cucumber, peeled and sliced 1 tomato cut in half 1 quart vodka For the lemon cucumbers 1 tablespoon lemon zest 1 tablespoon lemon juice ¼ cup vodka ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon sugar 1 cucumber, sliced (skin on) For the cocktail Ice 2 ounces cucumber-tomato […]

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Harissa & Preserved Lemon Mint Martini

Ingredients 3 ounces gin ½ ounce mint infused dry vermouth (recipe follows) ½ ounce preserved lemon liquid (recipe follows) 2-3 drops harissa (recipe follows) Preserved lemon garnish Mint leaf garnish Directions In a glass filled with ice place the gin and the vermouth and stir. Add the lemon preserved liquid and strain into a martini […]

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The (Grape) Pickled Pepper

Ingredients 1 teaspoon black peppercorns, cracked 1 teaspoon black mustard seeds 1 cinnamon stick 2 teaspoons fresh rosemary leaves ¾ cup aged white balsamic vinegar ¼ cup water¾ cup turbinado sugar ½ teaspoon pink salt 1 ½ cups red or black grapes 1 ounce fresh red or black grape juice (juicer) 2 ounces Brueckelen Distilling […]

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The 007 with Herbed Olive Garnish

Makes one cocktail Ingredients For the 007 2 ounces gin 1 ounce dry vermouth ½ ounce herbed olive juice Ice 3 herbed olives, for garnish For the herbed olives Garlic stuffed olives ¼ cup champagne vinegar ¼ cup olive oil 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh chives, chopped fine 1 teaspoon fresh […]

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The Bollywood with Star of Anise Vodka with Curried Grape Garnish

Makes one cocktail Ingredients For the star of anise infused vodka 5 whole star anise 1 quart vodka For the curried grapes ½ cup anise syrup (sugar, water and star anise into a simple syrup) ¼ cup vodka 1 teaspoon curry powder 1 tablespoon honey 1 cup of whole black or purple grapes For the […]

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The Halle Berry with Lemon Zested Frozen Blueberry Garnish

Makes one cocktail Ingredients For the raspberry infused vodka 1 cup fresh raspberries 1 tablespoon lemon zest 1 quart of vodka For the lemon blueberries ½ cup vodka ¼ cup sugar 1 tablespoon lemon zest 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon fresh blueberries For the cocktail Ice 2 ounces raspberry infused vodka 1 ounce sweet […]

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