1 ½ oz. beet-infused vodka, see recipe below
2 oz. lemon juice
3 bar spoons of Gomme syrup
1 splash of club soda
Mix the ingredients together and shake them. Serve the drink in a Collins glass and top with club soda.
Beet-infused vodka (makes approximately 16 cocktails):
1 bottle Stolichnaya vodka
2 ½ cups of juniper
3 sliced cucumbers
5 cups of peeled and roasted beets
Let the ingredients steep in the vodka for about two weeks before using.
This cocktail was created by food and beverage director Skip Adams and sommelier Sara Kavanaugh at the Polo Club in New Orleans. It is a vodka-based drink that is their take on compound gin flavored with beets.