MY OH MY! Muddled Kiwi Summer Cocktail

I recently made a visit to Cactus Club here in Vancouver and my friend, Jamie ordered the most delicious cocktail I have tasted in a long time! It is called The Brazilian. It is made of Bacardi white rum, fresh kiwi, lime, sugar cane and soda. Freaking amazing.

So naturally, I craved it days later and I had to recreate it. I didn’t have the exact ingredients but I did have kiwi – the star of the show – and a bunch of other great ingredients.

I think this is pretty good. Not exactly like the original but pretty damn good if you ask me. Perfect for patio season.

Muddled Kiwi Summer Cocktail

INGREDIENTS makes 2
1 kiwi, peeled
4 tbsp lemon juice
1-1/3C soda
2 oz vodka
4 tbsp simple syrup

METHOD
1. Make the simple syrup with cane sugar or regular white sugar. (Recipe here.)

2. While the simple syrup is cooling, peel and cut up the kiwi. Using a muddler or a potato masher, mash up the kiwi. A blender can also be used for this but not necessary to wash another appliance.

3. Fill 2 glasses half full with ice. Pour in 1oz of vodka into each.

4. Add in half of the kiwi and fill with 2/3 C of soda into each glass.

5. Sweeten each cocktail with 2 tbsp of simple syrup. Throw in a reusable straw and find a shady patio. 🙂

I’ve been obsessed with Troye Sivan’s latest track, ‘MY MY MY’. Have you heard it? Watch my YouTube video to hear it and see my recipe development process. 🙂

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s