5 Organic Cocktails for Spring

Earth Day just passed and you may be thinking about eating and drinking healthier for the rest of the year. If you’re not, but you’re bored with your “go to” cocktails, take a look at these yummy cocktails made with organic ingredients.

1Camarena Rosemary Lemonade

Ingredients:
1 1/2 ounces Camarena Reposado Tequila
4 ounce organic lemonade
3 to 4 organic rosemary Infused Ice Cubes*

Directions:
Place rosemary ice in highball glass. Add tequila. Top with lemonade. Stir. Garnish with rosemary sprig and lemon wheel.

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* Rosemary Infused Ice

Ingredients:
3 cups water
6 organic rosemary sprigs

Directions:
Pinch 12 to 15 tips from rosemary sprigs. Set aside. Bring water to simmer. Add remaining rosemary sprigs to heated water. Simmer for 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from heat. Strain into heatproof container. Allow to cool. After rosemary water has cooled, pour rosemary water into ice tray. Add rosemary tips to individual ice cubicles. Place in freezer.

2Silver Breeze

Ingredients:
1 1/2 ounces Camarena Silver Tequila
1/2 ounce Barefoot Sauvignon Blanc
4 kumquats
3 basil leaves
3 oz Fever-Tree Soda Water

Directions:
Muddle kumquats and basil in a bucket glass. Add ice, tequila and Sauvignon Blanc. Top with soda water and stir. Garnish with several leaves of basil and a kumquat.

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3Skinny Local

Ingredients:
2 ounces Camarena Silver Tequila
1/2 of an organic lemon, quartered
8 organic mint leaves
1 tablespoon of sugar free sweetener
3 ounces Fever-Tree Soda Water

Directions:
Muddle lemon, mint and sweetener in a mixing glass. Add tequila and ice. Shake and pour all contents of shaker into a tall glass. Top with soda water and stir gently. Garnish with a lemon wedge.

4Green Bee

Ingredients:
2 ounces Blue Ice Organic Wheat Vodka
1 ounce Agave Nectar
Juice of half an organic lemon
5 mint leaves (or enough to cover the palm of your hand)

Directions:
Muddle or tear mint into a mixing glass. Add ice, vodka, agave nectar and organic lemon juice and shake hard. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with an edible flower or lemon zest.

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5The King Karl

Created by David Celland at Apotheke

Ingredients:
2 parts Kanon Organic Vodka
4 chunks fresh organic lime
1 slice organic orange
3/4 part simple syrup
2 dashes angostura bitters

Directions:
Muddle the limes and orange with simple syrup and angostura, add Kanon, shake with ice and strain into a glass.

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