Thirsty Thursday--Blueberry Lemon Martini & Blueberry Infused Vodka

I am really into infusing my own liquors right now.
It is so neat to pour liquor into a jar, 
add fruit or herbs,
wait a little bit and you've got a mighty tasty cocktail liquor.

I made this blueberry infused vodka a few weeks back and I'm loving it.
The fresh blueberries add a sweetness to the vodka.
(You could even drink it by itself if that's your thing--
no judgement here!!)


Combine 1 cup blueberries and 2 cups vodka-
and you've got infused vodka.
Easy as pie.
I'm sure there are harder, more complex recipes,
but I'm all about simple.

I decided that this sweet blueberry vodka would go perfectly in a lemon based martini.
Sweet + tart = perfect
(I absolutely love blueberry and lemon together).



Blueberry Lemon Martini

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3 ounces blueberry vodka
3 ounces freshly squeezed lemon juice
1/2 ounce simple syrup
lemon wedge for garnish

In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, add the vodka, lemon juice, and simple syrup.  Shake until well combined and pour into a chilled martini glass.  Garnish with a lemon wedge.


Enjoy,

1 comment:

  1. I swear, every time I read one of your drink posts, I curse myself for not partaking in weekly cocktails.

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