Summer Sweet Tea Cooler

Tea makes the perfect cocktail ingredient, quickly imparting a complex flavor to your vodka. In this take on sweet tea, sure to be a summertime front-porch all-star, orange pekoe tea plays the starring roll. Start by pouring two and a half ounces of Vodka 14 over ice into a martini shaker. Place a bag of…

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The Barrel ‘o Cherries

This fresh, original recipe comes to us from mixologist Dane Dostert at Boulder sushi hotspot Japango. It features a very exotic ingredient that is also incredibly easy to make: barrel-aged Vodka 14. The easiest way to make it at home is to use a kit, available online, which uses a honeycomb-shaped wood insert to accelerate…

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The Grapple Martini

Begin with 5-7 fresh seedless grapes in a mixer. Muddle. Next, add 3 ounces of Vodka 14, 1 ounce of organic Sauvignon Blanc, and 1 ounce of pressed apple juice. Shake vigorously over ice and add a splash of gomme or simple syrup, to taste. Strain and pour into a martini glass…

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The Ginger Sparkler

Dice a three-inch piece of fresh ginger and infuse it in 500mL of Vodka 14 by placing the ginger directly in the bottle, or in another sealed glass container, and allowing it to steep at room temperature for 48 hours. To mix the cocktail, pour three ounces of the infused Vodka 14 and half an…

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Watermelon and Basil Martini

This summertime treat begins with 1.5 cups of diced ripe watermelon. Shake over ice with 7 freshly-torn basil leaves and 6 ounces of Juniper Green London Dry Gin and an ounce of gomme or simple syrup as a sweetener. Strain into a martini glass and garnish with a skewer of watermelon…

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