Spring inspired cocktails have arrived! For those seeking some elevated cocktails, here are some easy and delicious concoctions to make at home. Thanks to elit by Stolichnaya, spring has sprung on Somm In The City with some fun warm weather cocktails. Grab your gals, mix these up, and head outdoors…. it’s almost rooftop season!
The Greenskeeper: Courtesy of elit by Stolichnaya
2 part elit vodka
1/2 part Green Chartreuse
1/2 part Dry Vermouth
2 dashes Orange Bitters
Method: Pour all ingredients into a mixing glass with ice and stir until ice cold. Strain and serve up. Garnish with a Grapefruit Twist, Expressed and Discarded.
Eastern Wind: Courtesy of elit by Stolichnaya
1.5 oz Jasmine infused elit vodka
0.5 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
0.5 oz Honey Syrup
1.0 oz Peach Purée
2.5 oz dry sparkling wine
Method: Combine all ingredients in a punch bowl. Garnish with edible orchids.
*Jasmine elit: add 3 Jasmine Pearl tea bags to 1 Liter of elit and let steep at room temperature for 2 hours.
Casino Royale (individual serve): Courtesy of elit by Stolichnaya
1.5 oz elit vodka
1.0 oz Aperol
0.5 oz St. Germain
2.0 oz fresh Ruby Red Grapefruit juice
Method: Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a double rocks glass. Garnish with an orange slice or serve in a punch bowl with edible flowers and orange slices.
Please pair responsibly!