Tuesday, 29 July 2014 12:00

Drinks Acai Blueberry Caipiroska

Acai-Berry-Bliss-Tabu-Ultra-Lounge-Las-Vegas-570This week, we’re going the healthy route. What?! Acai berry is good for you, no? In either case, this drink is perfect for cocktails and night caps alike, so get fit or get frisky. To each’s own.

Ingredients
Simple syrup (as needed)
1 part sugar
1 part water

Cocktail
10 fresh blueberries
1 lime, cut into 8 wedges
0.5 oz simple syrup or 1 tablespoon superfine sugar
2 oz Van Gogh Acai Berry Vodka
Ice
Mint leaf

Recipe tools
Sauce pan
Funnel
Bottle
Muddler
Cocktail shaker
Rocks glasses

Directions
Making simple syrup: in a small saucepan combine sugar and water. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to medium. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Pour syrup into a funnel inserted into a bottle, like French lemonade bottles that have a cap. Place in fridge and chill for at least an hour before ready to serve.

Making the cocktail: in a cocktail shaker, muddle blueberries, limes and simple syrup. Add vodka and fill with ice. Shake.

Pour into rocks glass with ice. Garnish with mint leaf and extra blueberries

Yield: 1 cocktail
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Inactive Prep Time: 1 hour
Ease of Preparation: Easy