Recipe courtesy of Jason Robey

Mary Rose

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 10 days 15 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Inactive: 10 days
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 1 serving
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Ingredients

2 ounces Cranberry Ginger-Infused Vodka, recipe follows

3/4 ounce fresh lime juice

3/4 ounce Vanilla Simple Syrup, recipe follows

1 large ice cube, for shaking

Sprig fresh rosemary, for garnish

Cranberry Ginger-Infused Vodka:

2 cups no sugar added dried cranberries

1 knuckle peeled ginger

1 bottle vodka (recommended: Haute)

Vanilla Simple Syrup:

1/2 cup turbinado sugar

1/2 cup distilled water

1 whole Tahitian vanilla bean

Directions

  1. Pour the Cranberry Ginger-Infused Vodka, lime juice and Vanilla Simple Syrup into a cocktail shaker with the ice cube. Seal the shaker, shake vigorously and strain into a chilled coupe glass. Torch the rosemary sprig until smoking (blow out any flames) and garnish on the side of the glass.

Cranberry Ginger-Infused Vodka:

  1. Place the cranberries and ginger in the bottle of vodka. Cap and allow to steep for 10 days at room temperature. Be sure to turn the bottle over once each day. Strain the vodka through cheesecloth, being sure to squeeze excess vodka from the cranberries. Return the liquid to the bottle and cap.

Vanilla Simple Syrup:

  1. Into small skillet, pour the sugar and water. Split the vanilla bean and scrape contents into the skillet. Add the vanilla bean husk to the water and bring to boil while stirring. Take off the heat after the sugar has completely dissolved. Once at room temperature, transfer to a sealable bottle. Do not strain.

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