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Ginger Bay Leaf Spritzer

Ginger Bay Leaf Spritzer


  • Author: Hannah
  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Total Time: 5 min

Description

Fresh Ginger and fresh Bay leaf meld to form the ultimate sophisticated drink. 


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Ingredients

juice of 1/2 lime

1/2 inch piece of fresh ginger

2 fresh bay leaves*

3 tbsp organic cane sugar**

Sparkling water (I use S. Pellegrino)

1 oz good quality vodka


Instructions

  1. To a shaker, add sugar, lime, and fresh bay leaf. Muddle to release the bay leaf aromas. 
  2. Add plenty of ice and the vodka or spirit of choice. 
  3. Shake well and fill about 1/3 to 1/2 of individual glass.
  4. Top with sparkling water.
  5. Enjoy! If making ahead of time, the mix (without the added sparkling water) can be kept in the fridge for a day or two.

Notes

*Bay leaf MUST be fresh. Dried bay leaf will not work here.

**If avoiding pure sugar, honey can be substituted. But this will slightly alter taste.