Locally-Inspired 'Blood Alley' Cocktail is Perfect for a Rainy Summer Day
DH Vancouver StaffAug 15, 2014 8:00 am
Inspired by the famous alley in Gastown, the ‘Blood Alley’ is a melting pot of flavour and excitement. This cocktail is rich with spice and smoky elements, yet remains light and refreshing.
Its vibrant colour, speckled with black peppercorns, is as pleasing to the eye as it is to the palate.
Fine mesh strainer
1.5 oz Los Siete Misterios Doba Yej Mezcal
0.5 oz St. Germain Elderflower
0.5 oz lime juice
0.5 oz honey water (half water, half honey)
0.25 oz balsamic vinegar
3 whole strawberries
10 black peppercorns
Dash of house bubbly
Muddle strawberries and peppercorns
Add all remaining ingredients, except for the bubbly, to shaker
Add ice and shake for 15 seconds
Double strain to coupe glass
Top with house bubbly
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