NBC Today in NY Labor Day Cocktails

Russian Standard (neat)

Infused Moscow Mule

1 1/2 oz. Russian Standard Vodka infused w/ apples and cinnamon**

Top w/ Ginger Beer (Fever-Tree or Barritt’s)

Garnish: lime wedge and mint leaf

Apple and Cinnamon-infused Vodka: For every 1 bottle of vodka, slice 1 granny smith apple and 1 red delicious apple and put inside of air-tight jar.  Add 5 cinnamon sticks and the vodka.  Infuse for 5 days then remove apples and cinnamon, and re-bottle or chill before serving.

Survivor Cocktail

1 1/2 oz. Flor de Cana

1/2 oz. Navan Vanilla liqueur

3/4 oz. pineapple juice

1/2 oz. fresh lime juice

1/2 oz. simple syrup

Handful mint and cilantro

Directions: Muddle the mint and cilantro in the lime juice and simple syrup.  Then add remaining ingredients with crushed ice and stir well (or swizzle).

Garnish: mint and cilantro sprigs

Black Tower Wine – Riesling and Rivaner, available and JL Liquors on 37th St. in NYC

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  1. The Survivor Cocktail sounds really interesting. Looking forward to trying it!


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