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, place the juice, vodka, lime juice and syrup [...]

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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 gin
1 ounce dry vermouth
½ ounce pickled lime jalapeno juice

Directions

For the infused gin
Place peppers [...]

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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 infused vodka
1 ounce dry vermouth
½ ounce pickled lemon cucumber juice

Directions

For the cucumber-tomato infused vodka
Combine [...]

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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 glass. Place one preserved lemon segment and a [...]

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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 Glorious [...]

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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 oregano, chopped fine
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1 tablespoon lemon juice

Directions

For the 007
In a shaker combine [...]

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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 cocktail
Ice
2 ½ ounces anise infused vodka
1 ½ ounce curried grapes [...]

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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 vermouth
1 ounce blueberry juice

Directions

For the raspberry infused vodka
Combine the ingredients in a quart container and [...]

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