Green Drinks: 6 Indulgently Organic Cocktails

Make your dirty martini just a little cleaner and greener. See The Daily Green for 25 more organic cocktails.

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September 5, 2004 11:08 AM
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square one organic watermelon refresher
T. Schierlitz
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Square One Organic Watermelon Refresher

Ingredients:
2 oz. Square One Cucumber
1 oz. Organic Watermelon Juice
1 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
1/4 oz. Organic Agave Nectar
5 Sprigs Of Mint
Ice

Directions:
Remove leaves from all but one sprig of mint, reserving that sprig for garnish. Place mint leaves and agave nectar in a cocktail shaker and muddle for 15 seconds. Add ice, watermelon juice and lemon juice and shake for 15 seconds. Strain the liquid into a chilled martini glass and garnish with a mint leaf.

Recipe Courtesy: Square One Organic Vodka

Tru Grilled Organic Vodka Lemonade

Ingredients:
3 oz. TRU Organic Lemon Vodka
1 Sliced And Grilled Lemon
1 oz. Freshly Squeezed Lemon
1 Tbsp Sugar

Directions:
Shake hard (keep a grilled lemon slice grilled for garnish), pour into sugar-rimmed martini glass, garnish with grilled lemon ring. Recipe Courtesy: TRU Organic Vodka
organic cocktail strawberry mixer
Marie Claire
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Veev Joie De VeeV Strawberry Mixer

Ingredients:
2.0 oz VeeV Organic Vodka
3 Mint Sprigs
2 Strawberries
2 Lime Wedges
Ginger Ale

Directions:
Muddle 2 slices of lime, 2 strawberries, and 3 mint sprigs in a mixing glass. Add 2.0 oz VeeV Organic Vodka and ice in a cocktail shaker and shake. Pour into a glass and top with ginger ale.

Recipe Courtesy: Veev Organic Vodka
organic vodka rasputini
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Chic Cocktails

Purus Organic Rasputini
2 oz. Purus Organic Vodka
1-2 oz. organic raspberries
1 oz. raspberry liqueur
Splash of sour

Shake all ingredients over ice and strain into martini glass.

Courtesy of Purus Organic Vodka
Birgitte Magnus
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Tru Grilled Peachy Organic Martini

Ingredients:
3 oz. TRU Organic Vanilla Vodka
1/4 Ripe Organic Peach, Grilled
1tsp Brown Sugar
Squeeze Of Fresh Organic Lime
Sprig Of Mint

Directions:
Muddle all to release flavor and juice, shake and pour out into rocks glass, garnish with fresh peach slice (optional top with soda).

Recipe Courtesy: TRU Organic Vodka

Square One Country Thyme Organic Blueberry Mojito

Ingredients:
10-15 Blueberries
1/2 Fresh Organic Lemon
1-1/2 oz. Of Square One Organic Vodka
1/4 - 1/2 oz. Organic Agave Nectar
2-3 Springs Of Fresh Thyme
Ice

Directions:
In a mixing cup add berries and lemon. Muddle to juice both. Add Square One Organic Vodka, agave nectar and ice. Shake vigorously for 20-30 seconds. Take 3 sprigs of thyme and slap it between your palms to release the oils. Place 2 sprigs in bottom of 10-ounce highball glass and fill with ice. Strain the cocktail over ice and put the last thyme sprig and place it in top of cocktail as a garnish. It should stick out a bit like a small straw.

Recipe Courtesy: Square One Organic Vodka