Blå Rose
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About this Cocktail

I came up with this enchanting cocktail at one of the bars I tend, The Vintage. This drink got its inspiration from the weird world of Twin Peaks and the classification by FBI Director Gordon Cole of paranormal occurrences as “Blue Rose” cases.

  • 1.5 oz Aquavit
  • 0.75 oz Blue Curaçao
  • 0.5 oz Elderflower liqueur
  • 0.75 oz Fresh Lime Juice
  • 0.75 oz Basil-Infused Simple Syrup

*Basil-Infused Simple Syrup:
Bring 6 oz of water and 6 oz of sugar to boil over medium heat in a saucepan. Once sugar is completely dissolved, add a healthy amount of basil leaves. Remove from heat and let sit for 15-20 minutes. Strain out leaves into a bottle. The syrup should keep about 2-3 weeks in a refrigerator.

Pour all ingredients into a shaker filled with ice and shake for about 20-30 seconds. Double strain into chilled coupe and garnish with a thin lime spiral. And a glass of water, sweetheart, my socks are on fire!


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