Nothing says winter like blood… oranges. Their deep red insides lend great to the aesthetics of a drink and their strong flavor, when balanced properly, is a delicate tango of strength and delicacy. I couldn’t let winter go by without at least making one drink this tropical minded fruit that prefers the snow.
Blood-T Orange Cosmo
1.5 oz. black-tea infused vodka
1 oz. blood orange juice
.5 oz. triple sec
.25 oz. agave nectar
– combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice
– shake vigorously
– double strain into chilled cocktail glass
garnish: orange wheel
A delicious play on the drink that arguably single-handedly [re]delivered vodka the cocktail scene courtesy of Keri Bradshaws worldwide. Caution: Hyperbole alert!