4 cups boiling water 2 1/2 cups sugar 1 bunch fresh mint 2 cups blood orange purée 4 cups fresh brewed decaf Lipton tea (3 large tea bags) 1 quart club soda to taste
Boil water, dissolve sugar, steep mint in hot mixture for 15 mins. Remove mint, add blood orange purée and stir. Then add tea, refrigerate. Right before serving pour club soda and mix slightly. Garnish with mint & lemon rind slice.
-Recipe by Chena
SPICY DAME (WINNER OF THE LES DAMES COMPETITION)
1/3 cup Simple syrup infused with Jalapeno pepper, cilantro and fresh ginger ½ cup Duckworth Sipping Vodka 1/3 cup Pineapple Juice, fresh
Make simple syrup by combining 2 cups sugar and 1 cup water in saucepan. Stir to dissolve. Add sliced jalapeno, cilantro leaves and a 1“ piece of ginger to infuse syrup over heat. Strain syrup and cool.
Combine syrup, vodka, pineapple juice and ice in cocktail shaker. Shake vigorously. Strain into martini glass. Top with orange and lime zest. Serves 2. - Recipe by Margie McAllister and Jennifer Brightman
THE DUCKWORTH DIRTY TRUFFLE MARTINI
2 ounces Duckworth Truffle Vodka 1/8 ounce of 1888 Premium Olive Juice or your favorite olive juice Lemon juice *Rim coating is a blend of finely grated Pecorino Romano cheese, finely grated black pepper and finely grated black truffle powder.
Rim glass with lemon juice and then the coating. Mix Duckworth Truffle Vodka and 1888 and shake with ice. Pour. Garnish with olive.
THE DUCKWORTH BULLSHOT
2 oz Duckworth Sipping Vodka 2½ oz Campbell’s beef broth (canned beef broth is traditional here) Juice of 1 lemon wedge 2 dashes Worcestershire sauce 2 dashes Tabasco sauce
Shake all ingredients well with ice, then strain into an Old-Fashioned glass full of fresh ice. Grate a little black pepper on top.
DUCKWORTH LEMON DUCK
1 ounce Duckworth French Oak Vodka* ½ oz Triple Sec or Cointreau ½ oz sour mix** ½ oz water
Mix all ingredients and pour over ice. Garnish with a sprig of thyme.
*You can also use Duckworth Sipping Vodka.
**You can also use half lemon juice and half simple syrup or agave.
JUST THIS ONCE
2 oz truffle vodka 1/2 green Chartreuse 1/2 Combier Rouge cherry liqueur
Served up in a coupe, half-rim of grated Mexican chocolate
I'M DREAMING OF A WHITE (RUSSIAN) CHRISTMAS
1 1/2 oz Duckworth Sipping Vodka 1 1/2 oz kahlúa 2 oz milk Whipped cream Peppermint Candy
Add 1 piece of peppermint candy to the kahlúa. Muddle (getting the candy flavor mixed) into the Kahlua. Pour ingredients into shaker, and shake vigorously. Strain any candy from the Kahlua. In a shaker, add ice, vodka, peppermint flavored Kahlua, and milk.
Shake well, and strain mix in glass.
Top with whipped cream, and garnish with chocolate covered candy peppermint stick.
- Recipe by Lisa and Suzanne
2 ounces Duckworth Sipping Vodka 2.5 ounces pomegranate juice 1 ounce ginger-lemon simple syrup (see below) Ice Splash of citrus sparkling water Pomegranate seeds for garnish Lemon twist for garnish
Combine vodka, juice and simple syrup in a shaker with ice. Shake vigorously; strain into a coupe. Top with splash of sparkling water (or Champagne). Garnish with pomegranate seeds and a lemon twist.
In a saucepan, combine 1 cup water with 1 cup sugar, ¾ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice, 1 tablespoon lemon zest and 2 tablespoons peeled, coarsely chopped fresh ginger. Bring to a boil over medium heat; reduce to simmer, stirring occasionally, until sugar has dissolved and mixture has reduce to about ½ to ¾ cup, about 10 minutes. Cool and strain into a glass jar with tight-fitting lid. Chill (it keeps fresh for a couple of months in fridge). Use in cocktails, iced tea, lemonade or on fresh fruit. — Recipe by June Naylor
THE DUCKWORTH TRUFFLE BLOODY MARY
1/4 cup (2 ounces) tomato juice 2 ounces (4 tablespoons) vodka 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 3/4 teaspoon freshly grated horseradish 3 dashes hot pepper sauce, such as Tabasco 1 pinch celery salt 1 dash freshly ground black pepper About 1 cup ice cubes 1/4 teaspoon fresh lemon juice 1 stalk celery 1 lemon wedge (optional)
In 11-ounce highball glass, stir together tomato juice, vodka, Worcestershire sauce, horseradish, hot sauce, celery salt, and pepper. Fill glass with ice, and then pour mixture into second glass. Pour back and forth 3 to 4 times to mix well, and then sprinkle lemon juice over. Garnish with celery stalk and lemon wedge (if using) and serve.
DUCKWORTH DIRTY TRUFFLE MARTINI
1½ oz Duckworth Truffle Vodka ¼ oz of 1888 Premium Olive Juice Lemon juice
*Or your favorite olive juice.
2 oz truffle vodka ¾ St. Germain ¼ Lillet Rose 2 d celery bitters
Served up in a coupe, garnished with rosemary sprig.
3 oz Duckworth Truffle Vodka 1 oz dry vermouth 1 cup ice cubes 3 olives
Combine vodka and dry vermouth in a cocktail mixing glass. Fill with ice and stir until chilled. Strain into a chilled martini glass.Garnish with three olives on a toothpick.