Easy Earth Day Cocktails

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Okay, some of them aren’t that easy–you may have to make (or buy) a shrub or an oleo saccharum. But with fresh, herbal and citrus flavors, you can create cocktails to help guest celebrate Mother Earth on April 22, which also happens to be Easter Monday. Here are a few recipes to try.

The Spring Rickey
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1 ½ oz. The Botanist Gin
¾ oz. House lemon-sage shrub
¾ oz. Fresh lime juice
Shaved cucumber
Topped with Champagne

Combine ingredients (except Champagne) and shake. Pour into glass garnished with Hawaiian black salt and top with Champagne.

The mixologists at Grange Restaurant & Bar in Sacramento, CA, created this recipe.

Bumblebee Daiquiri

Bumblebee Daiquiri
2 oz. Novo Fogo Chameleon cachaça 
1 oz. Organic lime juice
½ oz. Raw honey syrup
½ oz. Lime oleo saccharum

Combine all ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

The mixologists at Novo Fogo created this recipe.

Spicy Lady

Spicy Lady
2 oz. Ketel One Botanical Cucumber & Mint vodka
1 oz. Lime juice
1 tsp. Agave
2 slices Cucumber
6 Mint leaves
1 slice Serrano or jalapeno chile
Club soda to top

Combine ingredients (except soda) and shake. Pour into glass and top with soda.

The mixologists at Ketel One created this recipe.

Haven On Earth
Haven On Earth

Haven on Earth
2 parts Rum Haven
2 parts Pineapple juice
2 parts Club soda

Add all ingredients into an ice-filled Collins glass. Stir together to combine and chill. Garnish with pineapple or mint.

The mixologists at RumHaven created this recipe.

Walk on Water

Walk on Water
¾ oz. Barr Hill vodka 
½ oz. Amaro Braulio
1 oz. Grapefruit juice
½ oz. Rosemary syrup
Sparkling wine

Combine ingredients (besides the wine) in mixing tin, add ice and shake, strain into champagne flute and top with sparkling wine. Garnish with an orange twist and rosemary sprig.

The mixologists at Barr Hill created this recipe.

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