Beets Me

By / Photography By Chris Rov Costa | August 31, 2017

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ ounces London Dry Gin
  • 1 ½ ounces beet water*
  • 1 ounce simple syrup
  • ¾ ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 8 mint leaves, plus a sprig for garnish
  • Cracked pepper
*For beet water:
  • 6 small to average size red beets
  • 2 cups water

Instructions

Recipe by Frankie Thaheld, Snake Oil Cocktail

Add liquid ingredients and mint to a cocktail shaker. Cover and shake hard with ice to break up the mint. Strain over fresh ice in a double Old Fashioned glass.  Garnish with two fresh grinds of finely ground black pepper and a sprig of mint.

*For beet water:

6 small to average size red beets

Purée raw beets with 2 cups of water in a blender and strain out pulp. Will make enough for 10 cocktails.

 

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ ounces London Dry Gin
  • 1 ½ ounces beet water*
  • 1 ounce simple syrup
  • ¾ ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 8 mint leaves, plus a sprig for garnish
  • Cracked pepper
*For beet water:
  • 6 small to average size red beets
  • 2 cups water
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