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Bloody Mary

Makes 2 cocktails INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon lime juice 2 tablespoons Ritrovo Selections Tomato Balsamic Vinegar 1 teaspoon Worchester sauce 1 teaspoon horseradish 1 teaspoon Fior di Maiella Spicy Bruschetta Salt 8 ounces vodka 16 ounces tomato or V-8 juice For the rimmer: Lime wedge, 1 teaspoon Spicy Bruchetta Salt, 2 teaspoons raw sugar, 2 teaspoons …

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Pimm’s No. 1 Cup

The Pimm’s Cup started as a health drink in 1840s London. This gin-based digestif is bitter and herbaceous and makes a refreshing summer cocktail when mixed with ginger ale or lemonade. The Pimm’s Cup is the favorite cooler at Wimbledon, where it’s served by the pitcher. Makes 1 cocktail INGREDIENTS 1 part Pimm’s No. 1 …

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Empress Rosemary Lemon Drop

Makes one cocktail, or a pitcher depending on the “part” used. Empress gin is a magical mixture of gin infused with herbs, citrus and butterfly pea blossoms which give it its vibrant violet color. It has an herbaceous and slightly sweet flavor that is complemented in this drink by the addition of the Meyer lemon. …

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Homemade Tonic Water

This tonic makes a fabulous cocktail mixed with gin or vodka. It’s also wonderful mixed with sparkling water as a non-alcoholic aperitif. The cinchona bark and genetian root infuse a traditional bitterness, balanced nicely by the citrus, lavender, and cardamom.

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Bourbon Sour “Poggi Style”

Ingredients: 2 ounces bourbon 1 ounce freshly squeezed lemon Juice 1/2 ounce Ritrovo Selections Organic Apple Balsamic Vinegar 1/2 ounce pure maple syrup Dash black walnut bitters Directions: Pour all ingredients into an ice-filled cocktail shaker and shake vigorously, then pour into an ice-filled cocktail glass.

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Mini Blueberry Smash

Makes 2 mini cocktails Ingredients: 2 tablespoons Blueberry, Thyme and Raspberry Balsamic Shrub 2 ounce gin 1 ounce elderflower liqueur (like St. Germain) 3-4 ounces club soda fresh blueberries, for garnish thyme sprigs, for garnish slice of lemon, for garnish ice Directions: Fill a cocktail glass with ice. Add Blueberry, Thyme and Raspberry Balsamic Shrub, gin, elderflower …

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Keli’s Mini Mai Tai

Makes 2 cocktails Ingredients: 1 ounce coconut rum 2 ounces POG (Passion, Orange, Guava Juice) Dark Rum float Pineapple spear Directions: Pour coconut rum into an ice-filled cocktail glass, stir Pour 1/4 ounce of dark rum over the back of a spoon to float on top of rum/juice mixture Garnish with a thin spear of fresh pineapple

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Blueberry-Raspberry Shrub with Thyme

Ingredients: 1/2 pound fresh blueberries 1/2 pound fresh raspberries 5 sprigs fresh thyme 1 cup granulated sugar 1 cup Ritrovo Selections Aged Balsamic Vinegar Directions: Macerate fruit and thyme in a glass bowl, mix in 1 cup sugar, stir thoroughly. Cover with a clean cloth and let sit on the counter for 2-3 days, stirring …

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Rosemary Lavender Lemon Cocktail Elixir

Ingredients: 4 Meyer lemons, peels and juice 2 cups sugar 1 cup water (more or less depending on how much juice is squeezed from the lemons.) 4 sprigs rosemary 5 sprigs lavender Directions: With a vegetable peeler, remove the peel from lemons, leaving bitter white pith behind. Juice the lemons. Add enough water to the lemon juice …