The Colorado Orchard Cocktail

The Colorado Orchard Cocktail
Staff Writer

Courtesy of Art and Soul

The Colorado Orchid cocktail

The Colorado Orchid cocktail, made in honor of the 2012 presidential election's swing states, is an homage to the Centennial State. Try it at D.C. hot spot Artbar, at Art Smith's Art and Soul. 

1
Servings
189
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2  Ounces  Cape Rock Gin
  • 1/2  Ounce  St. Germain
  • Splash lime juice
  • Small bunch of Thai basil
  • Paul Louis Sparkling Wine (topper)

Directions

Muddle basil with Cape Rock Gin. Add St. Germain and lime. Shake it and pour into a Collins glass. Top off with sparkling wine.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
3g
4%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Cholesterol
8mg
3%
Protein
2g
4%
Phosphorus, P
2mg
0%
Sodium, Na
32mg
2%
Water
34g
1%

Cocktail Shopping Tip

Buy your booze in bulk – transfer what you need into smaller bottles to stock your bar – you’ll save money and have enough leftover for your next party.

Cocktail Cooking Tip

Add another layer of flavor to your cocktails by making your own simple syrup – combine equal parts sugar and water with whatever aromatics you like – fresh herbs, whole spices, citrus, or chile peppers – heat to dissolve sugar and strain before using.