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Broad Stripes and Bright Stars

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Broad Stripes and Broad Stars

Broad Stripes and Broad Stars

Photo Courtesy: © Shannon Graham
Get out your muddler for this amazing cocktail that fits perfectly into any patriotic-themed party. Once again, this one amazes me with the flavor combination because blueberry would not be a flavor we would normally associate with anise, but here the berries are placed in the perfect balance with absinthe and the ginger beer is the perfect finishing touch.

For the blueberry vodka, you could choose either Van Gogh's Acai-Blueberry, which is deep bluish-purple, or a clear one like Stoli or Smirnoff. It depends on the color that you want in the drink's base. Chambord is the natural choice for the raspberry liqueur.

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Total Time: 3 minutes

Yield: 1 Cocktail

Ingredients:

Preparation:

  1. Muddle fresh blueberries and add syrup, Lucid, juice and vodka.
  2. Add ice and shake and pour into highball glass.
  3. Drizzle Liqueur and top with Ginger Beer.
  4. Garnish with one sugar cube.

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