Hangar 1 Vodka
Insanely Great Vodka Made with Real Fruit!
- Alameda, CA
“Brunch Cup” This is a great drink any time of day. 1 oz Hangar 1 Straight Vodka 2 oz house vermouths (a blend of red and white wine macerated with herbs and citrus rinds) ¾ oz lemon juice 3 slices English cucumber ¾ oz spicy ginger syrup* 1.5 oz seltzer Mint sprig garnish Muddle lemon and cucumber. Add ingredients and shake. Strain over ice and top with soda and mint garnish *Ginger syrup is cold-pressed ginger juice blended with 2 to 1 simple syrup.
“Thai Cooler” 2 oz Hangar 1 Kaffir Lime Vodka Lemongrass and basil (2-3 leaves each) ½ oz simple syrup ¾ oz lime juice 3 dashes galangal tincture* Kaffir lime leaf garnish Lightly muddle lemongrass, herbs, and simple syrup. Add remaining ingredients and shake vigorously. Strain over fresh ice and garnish with kaffir lime or thin lime wheel. *To make galangal tincture, combine fresh pressed blue ginger juice with 1 shot vodka
“Mandarin Fizz” 2 oz Hangar 1 Mandarin Blossom Vodka ½ oz simple syrup ¼ oz lemon juice ½ oz lime juice 1 egg white ¾ oz cream 1 dash rose water Top with seltzer Vigorously dry shake (shake with no ice) all ingredients except seltzer for 1 minute to aerate the drink. Then add ice and shake again for 30 seconds. Strain into a collins glass and top with seltzer.
“Beetlejuice” way A farm-to-table Bloody Mary interpretation by Ian Adams 1½ oz Hangar 1 Straight Vodka 1½ oz fresh tomato juice ¾ oz fresh beet juice ¼ oz sesame oil ¼ oz red wine vinegar ½ tsp salt ½ tsp pepper 1 tsp creme fraiche Combine vodka, tomato juice, beet juice, sesame oil, red wine vinegar, salt and pepper in a shaker filled with ice. Shake well and pour into a tall glass filled with ice. Garnish with crème fraiche.
“Lavender Enlightenment” 2 oz Hangar 1 Buddha’s Hand Citron Vodka ¾ oz lavender honey syrup* ¾ oz lemon bianco vermouth Garnish with fresh lavender Method: Shake vigorously and strain over fresh ice. Garnish with fresh lavender or pinch of lavender salt (seasonal). * To make lavender honey syrup, combine equal parts lavender honey and hot water.
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It’s National Martini Day. Stir things up with this smooth variation by Natasha David. -- After Dark -- 1 ½ oz Hangar 1 Straight Vodka 1 ½ oz Dolin Blanc Vermouth ½ oz Clear Creek Distillery Pear Eau de Vie 1 Dash Absinthe -- Stir over ice and strain into a coupe. Garnish with a floating cucumber slice.
Toast Dad with Julie Reiner's Gotham cocktail, a Manhattan variation. Happy Father's Day! -- Gotham -- 1 ½ oz Hangar 1 Straight Vodka 1 ½ oz Cocchi Americano Rosa ¼ oz Ramazzotti Amaro 2 Dashes Orange Bitters
The Skinny Bean by Pam Wiznitzer: 1 ½ oz Hangar 1 Straight Vodka 2 ½ oz iced coffee 1 oz unsweetened almond milk 1 packet Nectresse sweetener 2 drops vanilla extract 2 drops hazelnut extract - Combine ingredients in a shaker. Shake and strain into a highball glass with a straw.
The Left Coast by Caitlin Laman: 1 ½ oz Hangar 1 Straight Vodka ¾ oz Cappelletti Aperitivo ¾ oz lemon juice ½ oz Small Hand Foods Pineapple Gum Syrup 1 barspoon rich simple syrup (2:1) Fresh strawberries Mint - Build in a highball glass. Muddle fresh strawberries and mint, add ice, top with soda water.
Golden Bear Punch by Lacy Hawkins: 1 ½ oz Hangar 1 Straight Vodka 1 oz Cocchi Barolo Chinato ½ oz verjus ½ oz lime juice ½ oz honey syrup (2:1) - Quick shaken with a cucumber slice, poured over a giant ice cube in a punch cup. Top with 1 oz bubbles. (Quantities scaled for one cocktail)
Dawn's Early Light by Jane Elkins: 2 oz Hangar 1 Straight Vodka ¾ lemon, sliced 2 tbsp apricot preserves - Combine ingredients in small, airtight container, such as a jam jar. Muddle ingredients with wooden spoon. Add ice. Shake for 20 seconds to chill. Top with a splash of club soda
After Dark by Natasha David: 1 ½ oz Hangar 1 Straight Vodka 1 ½ oz Dolin Blanc Vermouth ½ oz Clear Creek Distillery Pear Eau de Vie 1 dash Absinthe - Stir over ice and strain into coupe.
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