When we think about flowers, vegetables and herbs, we often think about planting beautiful outdoor gardens.

All of these ingredients are also the keys to perfecting your signature cocktails at home. Van Gogh Vodka has some go-to recipes with edible flowers, herbs and veggies that can take your cocktail from ordinary to extraordinary.

Basil & Grapefruit cocktail

Basil & Grapefruit

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Basil & Grapefruit

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. Van Gogh Vodka
  • 3 large Basil Leaves
  • 1/2 Ripe Grapefruit
  • Splash Simple Syrup

Preparation: Muddle two basil leaves in a mixing glass with simple syrup. Add vodka to a glass with ice and squeeze in grapefruit juice. Shake well and strain into a chilled martini glass. Slap remaining basil leaf and use as a garnish.


The Ultraviolet cocktail

The Ultraviolet

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The Ultraviolet

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 oz. Van Gogh Açaí-Blueberry
  • 1 1/2 oz. Good Quality Limeade
  • 1/4 oz. Fresh Lime Juice
  • Splash Soda Water
  • 2 drops Butterfly Pea Flower

Preparation: Shake first three ingredients very well with ice and strain over ice into a rocks or highball glass. Top with soda water and stir briefly. Garnish with a lime wheel and edible violets.


Smoky Chipotle Bloody Mary cocktail with garnishes

Smoky Chipotle Bloody Mary

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Smoky Chipotle Bloody Mary

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. Van Gogh Vodka
  • 2 tsp. Fresh Horseradish
  • 1 tsp. Chipotle Paste
  • 1/2 tsp. Worcestershire Sauce
  • Tomato Juice

Preparation: Add ingredients to a highball glass with ice and mix. Top with tomato juice and your choice of Bloody Mary garnishes.

For more recipes, visit VanGoghVodka.com/Recipes.