ll archives: Holiday Cocktails with an Atlantan Twist

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It’s holiday season, so that probably means you’re drinking (cheers!). We’ve got three flavorful holiday cocktails featuring some our favorite local ingredients that are a must-try. Set the mood with a made-in-ATL Turnrow Mistletoe Candle or Spiced Pumpkin Candle, craft a few drinks and let us know what you think! Your shopping list:

Verdant Kitchen Wildflower Ginger-Infused Honey 3 Porch Farm Lavender Syrup 3 Porch Farm Lavender Sugar

Lavender Vanilla Vodka Cocktail

What you’ll need: 1 ½  oz vanilla vodka ½  oz fresh lemon juice ¼ oz 3 Porch Farm Lavender Syrup 1 fresh 3 Porch Farm lavender sprig ice

Place vodka, ice cubes, lemon juice, and 3 Porch Farm Lavender Syrup (add more to taste if needed) inside of a shaker glass.

Shake for 30 seconds.

Pour through the strainer of the shaker into the cocktail glass and garnish with lavender sprig.

Lavender Brandy Cocktail

What you’ll need: 1 ½ oz brandy ¾ oz 3 Porch Farm Lavender Syrup ½ oz Cointreau ½  oz fresh lemon juice A dash of orange bitters

3 Porch Farm Lavender Sugar for the rim of the glass 

Place Lavender sugar in an even layer on a small plate. Using a clean finger, put a dab of 3 Porch Farm Lavender Syrup on the tip and smoothly trace the edge of your cocktail glass. Turn the glass upside down in the sugar to coat the syrup and gently turn right side up. Set aside while you make the cocktail.

In a shaker, add brandy, syrup, cointreau, lemon juice and bitters. Fill the shaker to the top with ice and shake vigorously for about 30 seconds. Pour through the strainer of the shaker into your cocktail glass and serve. Makes one cocktail.

Ginger-infused Honey Vodka Cocktail

What you’ll need: 3 tbsp Verdant Kitchen Wildflower Ginger-Infused Honey ½ cup cold water 4 ice cubes 1 large organic lemon, juiced 6-9 oz Vodka

Pour vodka, water, lemon juice and infused honey (add more to taste if needed) inside of a shaker glass.

Add ice cubes and shake for 30 seconds.

Pour through the strainer of the shaker into your cocktail glasses and serve. Makes four to six cocktails.

Cheers!