The Ichi-Go Straights

Denver-based mixologist Alyssa Manny offers up this unusual gem, straying from the beaten path of cocktail ingredients for a one-of-a-kind flavor: Place two fresh, organic strawberries and half an ounce of aged balsamic vinegar in a martini shaker. Muddle, top with ice, add five ounces of Vodka 14 and shake vigorously. Strain into chilled martini glass.