Mother’s Day Celebrations

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    Mother’s Day Drink Recipes:

    Mocktails:

    Raspberry Mint “Mojito”
    1/2oz raspberry puree
    1/2oz lime
    4-5 mint leaves
    Simple Syrup (1 part warm water to 1 part sugar)
    Club Soda
    Directions
    Add mint and simple syrup to a tall glass. Briefly muddle to release oils from the mint. Add raspberry, lime and ice. Top off with club soda. Use straw or tall drink spoon to incorporate. Garnish with more mint.

    Sweet Ginger Tea Toddy
    2oz black tea (freshly brewed, chilled)
    1oz lemon
    1/2oz honey
    Ginger Beer
    Lemon wheel
    Cinnamon stick
    2-3 cloves
    Directions
    Add lemon, honey, tea, and ice to a tall glass. Top of with ginger beer. Toss in the cinnamon stick. Poke the cloves through the lemon slice and place into drink. Add straw. Use straw or tall drink spoon to incorporate.

    Cocktails:

    Rose Water Aperol Spritz

    3-4oz sparkling wine
    ½ oz Aperol
    2-3 dashes of rose water
    Orange peel
    Mint (for garnish)
    Club soda (optional)
    Directions
    Add a dash rose water into a wine glass. Fill halfway with ice. Add sparkling wine and Aperol. Express orange peel around the rim of the glass. Roll up the orange peel. Skewer together with mint using a toothpick or cocktail skewer. Top off with club if desired.

    Peachy Gin and Tonic

    1.5oz Gin
    3oz Tonic
    Peach slices
    Lime wheel
    Peppercorns
    Sprig of rosemary
    Directions
    Add Gin into a stemless wine glass. Fill 1/4 – 1/2 way with ice. Add tonic, peach slices, lime wheel, rosemary and peppercorn.

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