Just because the holiday's are over doesn't mean we can't still enjoy a festive winter cocktail. 

INGREDIENTS (makes 2)

  • 5 fresh mint leaves
  • 1/4 of a lime (juice)
  • 1.5 oz vodka
  • 1 oz cranberry juice
  • 3 oz ginger beer
  • handful of cranberries
  • sugar for the rim (optional)

 

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. In a cocktail shaker muddle 3-5 fresh mint leaves
  2. Fill up cocktail shaker half way with ice
  3. Add lime juice, vodka, & cranberry juice. Shake.
  4. Top with ginger beer
  5. Using two separate small plates - squeeze lime juice on one and sugar on the other. 
  6. Evenly dip your drinking glass into the lime juice followed by the sugar
  7. Pour mixture from cocktail shaker into sugar rimmed glass
  8. Top with cranberries and fresh mint
  9. Enjoy!