A Rainbow of Cocktails to Celebrate Pride

Tuesday June 23, 2020

A Rainbow of Cocktails to Celebrate Pride
  (Source:Crystal Head Vodka)

Crystal Head Vodka has released a limited-edition Pride bottle to celebrate all things LGBTQ. Throughout the years, the brand has supported queer causes across the country, including the Stonewall Sports National Tournament, Chicago's Center on Halsted, the New Orleans LGBTQ Community Center and more.

Crystal Head's in-house mixologists have also created a rainbow of cocktails to celebrate Pride:

Red: Feelin' Fruity
1 ½ oz. Crystal Head Vodka Original
1 ¼ oz. Fresh Watermelon Juice (muddled)
½ oz. Freshly squeezed Lemon juice
1 bar spoon (tsp) Simple Syrup
1 bar spoon (tsp) Rose Syrup
Garnish with a wedge of fresh watermelon.

Orange: Lady Marmalade
1 ½ oz. Crystal Head Vodka
½ oz. Aperol
1 ½ oz. Fresh Orange Juice
1 tsp Orange Marmalade
Top with Prosecco
Crusto-style sugar rim or orange zest for garnish.

Yellow: Golden Girl
1 ½ oz. Crystal Head Vodka
1 ½ oz. Pineapple Juice
¾ oz. Lemon Juice
1 Heaping bar spoon Powdered Sugar
Method: Stir to froth and top with soda water, garnish with pineapple slice

Green: Loud and PROUD
2 oz. Crystal Head Vodka
Fever-Tree Sicilian Lemonade
Handful of Fresh Cilantro
2-3 Slices Jalapeño
Method: muddle Crystal Head Vodka, cilantro and jalapeno in a shaker. Add ice and shake. Fine strain into a highball glass with new ice. Top with Fever-Tree Sicilian lemonade, stir and garnish with fresh cilantro.

Blue: Born this Way
1 ½ oz. Crystal Head Vodka
1 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
Pinch of salt
1 bar spoon (tsp) Caster Sugar
¼ oz. Blue Curacao
½ oz. Tio Pepe Fino Sherry
1 Egg white
Method: Add all ingredients into cocktail shaker. Dry shake. Add ice to shaker and shake again. Fine strain into a chilled glass and zest with lemon peel.

Purple: Free-Spirit
2 oz. Crystal Head Vodka
¾ oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
¾ oz. Simple Syrup
1 ¼ oz. Butterfly Pea Flower tea
Method: Combine CHV, lemon, and simple. Shake and strain. Pour butterfly pea flower on top

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