TRY THESE AT HOME - GARDEN-INSPIRED COCKTAIL RECIPES
“Garden to Plate” describes many of your seasonal dining options when you come to the Inn, but have you tried our “Garden to Glass” summer cocktails from the bar? Healthy, refreshing and oh so delicious, these drinks like the Caprese Cocktail, made with freshly squeezed Jersey tomatoes from our garden, or the Sake-Tini cucumber martini and Lemon Basil-Ade capture the summer. So grow your own cocktails with these recipes and ingredients from your own garden.
CAPRESE COCKTAIL (collins glass)
2 oz. house made basil infused vodka
2 oz. tomato juice (Freshly squeezed Jersey Tomatoes)
Balsamic reduction-salt & pepper rim
Mozzarella and basil skewer
In a clean, clear liter bottle, place 5-6 stems of basil. Fill with
vodka of your choice and place in a dark space for 3-4 days.
Dip the rim of the collins glass in the balsamic vinegar reduction and
then in the salt/pepper mixture. Fill collins glass with ice and add the
basil infused vodka. Add tomato juice and garnish with a mozzarella cheese, cherry tomato and basil skewer.
SAKE-TINI (martini glass)
2 oz. Cucumber Infused Vodka ( In a liter bottle of vodkas, place C2BD a sliced cucumber and let infuse for 2-3 days)
2 oz. Sake
Shake Cucumber infused Vodka and sake and ice in a shaker. Strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with pieces of sliced cucumber.
1-1/2 ounces citrus vodka
C2BE of a lemon, muddled
C2BC ounce simple syrup
Water & ice
Muddled the lemon in the bottle of a tumbler glass. Fill with ice. Add the vodka, simple syrup & water. Garnish with sprig of fresh lemon basil.