Scarlet Letter

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If colors speak to you, then the Scarlet Letter cocktail, made with our 100% whole fruit Pomegranate Vodka will make you see red. The Red Wine Gastrique is worth making, for the deepest of flavors. 🍸 Bartender's Creation - Recipe by Eduardo Lago

Cocktail called scarlet letter made with our pomegranate vodka. Its a very deep red cocktail with a rim of salt.
Yields1 Serving
 1 ½ oz Charbay Pomegranate Vodka
 ½ oz Cointreau
 ¾ oz Red Wine Gastrique
 ½ oz Lemon Juice
 3 oz Scrappy's Cardamon Bitters
 Long Meadow Ranch Merlot Sea Salt (for rim)
 1 Sprig Thyme
1

Add all ingredients into a shaker and add ice.

2

Shake well and double strain into a cocktail glass, rimmed with the Merlot sea salt.

3

Garnish with the sprig of thyme.

4

To make the Red Wine Gastrique: Reduce by 1/3 a medium to heavy-bodied red wine. While still hot, stir in equal amounts of fine white sugar until dissolved. Add same amount of sherry wine vinegar so that the solution is 1:1:1 and mix. Let cool and keep in fridge.

Ingredients

 1 ½ oz Charbay Pomegranate Vodka
 ½ oz Cointreau
 ¾ oz Red Wine Gastrique
 ½ oz Lemon Juice
 3 oz Scrappy's Cardamon Bitters
 Long Meadow Ranch Merlot Sea Salt (for rim)
 1 Sprig Thyme

Directions

1

Add all ingredients into a shaker and add ice.

2

Shake well and double strain into a cocktail glass, rimmed with the Merlot sea salt.

3

Garnish with the sprig of thyme.

4

To make the Red Wine Gastrique: Reduce by 1/3 a medium to heavy-bodied red wine. While still hot, stir in equal amounts of fine white sugar until dissolved. Add same amount of sherry wine vinegar so that the solution is 1:1:1 and mix. Let cool and keep in fridge.

Scarlet Letter