A LITTLE SOMETHING DIFFERENT AND REFRESHING FOR CINO DE MAYO

BLACKBERRY RASPBERRY VODKA SANGRIA

 

Cinco de Mayo drink recipes Dave Martin Realty Group Enjoy the day

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 rosé wine 1 bottle (lightly sweet is better)
  • 4 Jiggers Vodka of choice
  • 3 oz. Orange Liquor
  • 2 oz. grape juice
  • 1 large organic lemon
  • 2 oz. simple syrup (See notes below
  • 3 oz. unsweetened pomegranate juice
  • 3 oz. fresh sqeezed orange juice (strain to remove pulp)
  • 1 ltr of Soda Water (if you can find blackberry or raspberry flavored all the better)
  • 6oz Blackberries and/or Raspberries

Directions:

Squeeze the orange and lemon juices and strain reserve the peels and scrape the zest thoroughly with a fork and peels to pitcher.
Add rosé wine, Vodka, orange liquor, grape juice, strained lemon juice, simple syrup, pomegranate juice, and strained orange juice to a large pitcher half filled with ice.
Stir and place in fridge for 30 minutes or more.
Pour over small amount of fresh ice in glasses and top each with club soda as desired.
Garnish with blackberries or raspberries.

Optional garnish since its also the Kentucky Derby may garnish with a fresh sprig of mint! 

Prepare ahead
SIMPLE SYRUP
Equal parts water and sugar in a sauce pan heat and stir until sugar has completely dissolved. (Optional additional flavors can be added to simple syrup but this receipe plain is fine.) Allow syrup to cool to room temperature save unused for other purposes there are many.

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