We all know water is our natural ally for healthy, radiant skin. Less well-known are its valuable contributions to the world of cocktails. Without adding anything unnecessary, water opens up the complex botanicals in spirits where sugar-based mixers can dampen them. Try this light and refreshing recipe for relaxing poolside this summer.
1¼ oz VeeV Acai Berry spirit
¼ oz Art in the Age Sage spirit
¼ oz Fee Brothers Lavender water
Your favorite filtered or sparking water
In a Collins glass over ice combine spirits and lavender water. Top with your favorite still water and garnish with a thin lemon slice.
By Ginny Lawhorn, award-winning bartender at Landmark Theatres, Harbor East and founder of Baltimore Cocktail Week.