Celebrate Summer with Twists on the Traditional Martini
By FBWorld Team

Celebrate Summer with these martini cocktails that take the traditional recipe and kick it up a notch. Tingle your tippling taste buds with a Chili Lemontini. Want to go global? Try an Acai Ecotini. Or Take a twist on a Tom Daly (the adult version of an Arnold Palmer) with Tom's Back Porch.

Acai Ecotini
By Cassandra Rosen

2 oz. Azzurre Vodka
1 oz. dry Orange Liqueur
.5 oz. Ginger Juice
.5 oz. Acai Juice
.5 oz. Agave
Fresh squeezed Lime Juice

Garnish: Lime Slice

In a shaker with ice, muddle appx. 1 inch of peeled, fresh ginger to create ginger juice. Add the rest of the ingredients. Shake well. Double strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish.

Chili Lemontini
By Cassandra Rosen

1.5 oz. Azzurre Vodka
.5 oz. Ancho Reyes Chili Liqueur
1 oz. Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice
.5 oz. Agave
Club Soda

Garnish: Lemon Wheel

In a cocktail shaker with ice, combine Azzurre Vodka, Ancho Reyes, freshly squeezed lemon juice, and simple syrup. Shake, strain into a chilled martini glass. Top with soda. Garnish with a lemon wheel.

Tom's Back Porch
By Cassandra Rosen

1 oz. Azzurre Gin
8 Large Fresh Mint Leaves
1 cup Ice
3 oz. Ginger Peach Tea (brewed in advance)
5 oz. freshly squeezed lime juice
3 oz. Monin Peach Syrup
2 oz. Club Soda

Muddle mint leaves and ice in a shaker. Add the rest of the ingredients, shake well. Pour into a glass and top with soda. Garnish with a sprig of mint or lemon twist.


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