Of Mountains and Valleys

“Between spirits, liqueurs, citrus and syrup, a cocktail can get really disjointed,” says Jacyara de Oliveira. For a more cohesive drink, she uses 
neutral vodka to bring all the elements together.

Slideshow: Vodka Cocktail Recipes

Recipe from Food & Wine Cocktails 2015
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  • Servings: Makes 1

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  • 1 1/2 ounces potato vodka, such as Karlsson’s Gold
  • 3/4 ounce Velvet Falernum (clove-spiced liqueur)
  • 3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 ounce Highland Scotch, such as Glenmorangie
  • 1/4 ounce Honey Syrup
  • Dash of lavender bitters
  • Ice
  • 1 fresh violet, for garnish (optional)

How to make this recipe

  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine the vodka, Velvet Falernum, lemon juice, Scotch, Honey Syrup and bitters. Fill the shaker with ice and shake well. Strain into a chilled coupe and garnish with the violet.

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