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Here’s a cocktail for your Thanksgiving table. May your day be filled with family and friends, love and laughter.
Fresh Sea Breeze
1 1/2 ounces Cold River Vodka
3 ounces fresh grapefruit juice
1 1/2 ounces cranberry syrup (see recipe below)
ice for serving
3 cranberries in syrup
1 lime wheel
Add ice to an old-fashioned glass. Pour vodka and grapefruit juice over the ice and stir. Add the cranberry syrup and let it fall to the bottom of the glass. Garnish with cranberries and lime wheel
Makes 1 cocktail
2 cups fresh cranberries
2 cups sugar
3 cups water
Bring all ingredients to a boil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Reduce heat and simmer until the cranberries all “pop” and release their juices. Cool and store in a covered jar in the refrigerator for up to one month.
Makes 4 cups
Alternate: Shake 1/4 cup cranberries and syrup together and serve with candied grapefruit peel.