Over the past couple of weeks, we have had the pleasure of collaborating with Ariana Madix and Tom Sandoval, stars of Reality TV hit Vanderpump Rules, and authors of the best selling book Fancy AF Cocktails, to celebrate the one year anniversary of their incredible cocktail recipe book.
This week, we’re continuing with the celebration to bring you another artisan cocktail from Fancy AF: The Sake Mojito. This tasty treat is the perfect addition to a day-time pick me up, or the cocktail that’ll get you through the family Christmas zoom party that is creeping ever closer. A twist on the classic mojito, learn more about how you can spice up this drink with the recipe below.
Homemade and Homegrown
Nothing beats the satisfaction you gain from being able to create something delicious, and also serve a creation to those who you are entertaining – even if it’s just yourself! Double down on that satisfaction by growing some of the ingredients you need for your beverages – do not underestimate the inspiration and fulfillment that having a garden of fresh herbs at your fingertips will truly add to your experience.
This delectable Sake Mojito Recipe, from Ariana and Tom, is a great reason to put your cocktail garden to work! The Cocktail Garden is the perfect addition to your at-home mixology station, as fresh herbs is essential to anyone who loves to get creative behind the bar.
Sake Mojito Recipe
Ariana and Tom are known for adding a little something special to their recipes. This week, we are bringing you the ingenious (and very tasty) Sake Mojito Recipe. For those of you who love sake, the traditional Japanese fermented rice beverage, you are going to love this craft cocktail. Take a look!
Sake Mojito – Fancy AFDifficulty: Easy
This mojito comes directly from Fancy AF and we love it! The sake addition is a great twist on the classic mojito cocktail. Let us know what you think!
Three lime wedges
Three fresh mint leaves
½ ounce of simple syrup
Three ounces of your choice of sake
Splash of club soda
- In a cocktail shaker, muddle the lime wedges and mint leaves with your simple syrup
- Fill the remainder of the shaker with ice & add the sake
- Shake and strain into a tall glass over fresh ice
- Top off with club soda and garnish with fresh mint and your choice of edible flowers
A Fresh Way to Celebrate
This year, we’re all looking for opportunities to make our holiday celebrations a little more memorable, not to mention enjoyable, or for some, bearable. A great solution for this desire is to find a craft cocktail recipe that you’re interested in, and have fun whipping it up by yourself, or with your partner and loved ones. There’s nothing that bonds others as much as taking fresh, homegrown ingredients from your garden, and making something beautiful together.
No matter what your holiday celebrations turn out to look like this year, you can rest knowing that you will be enjoying the season with a line up of wonderful cocktails from Fancy AF – if you haven’t already, be sure to bring home your copy today for more amazing cocktail recipes.