Citrus Cocktails: Pomelo Cucumber Basil | Blood Orange & Rosemary

These drinks are the result of a bottle of vodka and a plethora of citrus in my kitchen, the rest is history. 

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Pomelo cucumber basil cocktail:

  • 2 oz vodka
  • 4 oz cold pressed pomelo juice (can sub grapefruit juice if pomelo is not available)
  • 2 oz lemon juice
  • 4 slices of cucumber
  • few leaves of fresh basil
  • splash of agave nectar (or liquid sweetener of your choosing)

Directions:

First off, muddle the basil and cucumber in the bottom of a cocktail shaker. Next, pour vodka, pomelo juice, lemon juice, and agave, and fill the rest of the shaker with ice cubes. Shake vigorously and pour into a martini glass. Garnish with lemon peel, fresh basil, and a slice of cucumber.

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Blood orange & Rosemary cocktail:

  • 2 oz. vodka
  • 4 oz. cold pressed blood orange juice
  • splash of currant juice  (optional)
  • 2 sprigs fresh rosemary
  • 1 oz lemon juice
  • splash of agave nectar (or liquid sweetener of your choosing)

Directions:

First off, muddle the fresh rosemary a bit in the bottom of a cocktail shaker. Next, pour vodka, blood orange juice, lemon juice, currant juice and agave, and fill the rest of the shaker with ice cubes. Shake vigorously and pour into a martini glass. Garnish with a blood orange slice, fresh rosemary sprig, and currants.

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