Mirto Martini, Arcodoro, Houston
© Frances Janisch

Mirto Martini

  • SERVINGS: makes 1 drink

Arcodoro • Houston

The key to this tart drink is mirto, a bitter Sardinian digestif made from myrtle berries, which is increasingly available at American liquor stores.

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  1. Ice
  2. 1 ounce orange vodka
  3. 3/4 ounce mirto
  4. 3/4 ounce fresh lime juice
  5. 1/2 ounce Cointreau or other triple sec
  6. 1/4 ounce Simple Syrup
  7. 4 blueberries, skewered on a pick
  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add all of the remaining ingredients except the blueberries and shake well. Strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with the skewered blueberries.