5 Yummy Organic Cocktails for Spring
Who says a cocktail can’t be good for you?
Earth Day just passed and you may be thinking about eating and drinking healthier for the rest of the year. If you’re not, but you’re bored with your “go to” cocktails, take a look at these yummy cocktails made with organic ingredients.
Camarena Rosemary Lemonade
1 1/2 ounces Camarena Reposado Tequila
4 ounce organic lemonade
3 to 4 organic rosemary Infused Ice Cubes*
Place rosemary ice in highball glass. Add tequila. Top with lemonade. Stir. Garnish with rosemary sprig and lemon wheel.
* Rosemary Infused Ice
3 cups water
6 organic rosemary sprigs
Pinch 12 to 15 tips from rosemary sprigs. Set aside. Bring water to simmer. Add remaining rosemary sprigs to heated water. Simmer for 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from heat. Strain into heatproof container. Allow to cool. After rosemary water has cooled, pour rosemary water into ice tray. Add rosemary tips to individual ice cubicles. Place in freezer.
1 1/2 ounces Camarena Silver Tequila
1/2 ounce Barefoot Sauvignon Blanc
3 basil leaves
Muddle kumquats and basil in a bucket glass. Add ice, tequila and Sauvignon Blanc. Top with soda water and stir. Garnish with several leaves of basil and a kumquat.
2 ounces Camarena Silver Tequila
1/2 of an organic lemon, quartered
8 organic mint leaves
1 tablespoon of sugar free sweetener
3 ounces Fever-Tree Soda Water
Muddle lemon, mint and sweetener in a mixing glass. Add tequila and ice. Shake and pour all contents of shaker into a tall glass. Top with soda water and stir gently. Garnish with a lemon wedge.
2 ounces Blue Ice Organic Wheat Vodka
1 ounce Agave Nectar
Juice of half an organic lemon
5 mint leaves (or enough to cover the palm of your hand)
Muddle or tear mint into a mixing glass. Add ice, vodka, agave nectar and organic lemon juice and shake hard. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with an edible flower or lemon zest.
The King Karl
Created by David Celland at Apotheke
2 parts Kanon Organic Vodka
4 chunks fresh organic lime
1 slice organic orange
3/4 part simple syrup
2 dashes angostura bitters
Muddle the limes and orange with simple syrup and angostura, add Kanon, shake with ice and strain into a glass.
PJ Gach is Senior Editor: Style + Beauty at BettyConfidential.