elderberry

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elderberry ginger sour

  • 1 - 1.5 oz fresh lemon or lime juice
  • 2 oz Elderberry Elixir
  • 3 slices of fresh ginger
  • 4 oz bourbon, rye, or brandy
  • 4 dashes bitters
  • Ice
  • Garnishes: A small piece of candied ginger on a cocktail pick, a twist of lemon or orange peel, or a sprinkle of turmeric powder

Add the citrus juice, Elderberry Elixir, and ginger to a cocktail shaker. Muddle the ginger pieces in the liquid. Add the remaining ingredients and shake well. Strain into ice filled rocks glasses. Garnish as desired. Sip slow.

 


elderberry hot toddy

  • 1 healthy shot Elderberry Elixir
  • 1 spoonful honey
  • 1 lemon
  • 5 cloves
  • cinnamon stick
  • a small piece of fresh ginger root (1 tsp grated or a few slices)
  • boiling hot water
  • 1 oz whiskey (optional)

Find a nice sturdy mug and add the Elderberry Elixir, fresh ginger root, juice from 1/2 the lemon and whiskey. Fill the mug with hot water, add a spoonful of honey and stir until it's dissolved. Garnish with a cinnamon stick and a slice of lemon with a few cloves tucked in. Find a cozy spot and enjoy while hot!


elderberry lemon basil + gin

  • 2 oz prosecco or sweet wine
  • 1 oz gin
  • 1/2 tsp Elderberry Elixir
  • 1/2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 leaf basil
  • For garnish: cherry, more basil leaf, lemon peel curl

Muddle basil in glass. In a cocktail shaker with some ice, add prosecco, gin, Elderberry Elixir and lemon juice and shake. Pour over ice and garnish.