With the Presidential Inauguration right around the corner, what better way to celebrate this momentous occasion with some original American Cocktails. The folks at San Francisco’s own Skyy Vodka wanted to share this collection of infused vodka cocktails. They also remind us that Skyy is an All-American Spirit, it is crafted from the finest American grain, distilled and bottled in the USA.
As the United States welcomes their 44th President, toast your country and embrace this time of change with SKYY Infusions Inaugural cocktails. If you are in DC, they will be offered at these Washington DC bars.
- Brasserie Beck – 1101 K Street
- Hudson Restaurant – 2030 M Street
- Hook Restaurant – 3241 M St NW
- PS7’s – 777 I Street NW
Hail to the Chief
1.5 oz Skyy Infusions grape vodka
1 tsp raw sugar
4 slices fresh-peeled ginger
Top with ginger ale
Muddle fresh blackberries, ginger, and sugar in a pint glass. Add ice and Skyy Infusions grape vodka. Shake vigorously and strain into collins glass over fresh ice. Top with ginger ale and blackberries and candied ginger.
Stay True to Red, White and Blue
2 oz Skyy Infusions raspberry vodka
2 oz tonic water
.5 oz fresh lime juice
.5 oz ginger simple syrup
Combine all except for tonic water in a tall mixing glass. Add ice, shake and strain over into a collins glass with fresh ice and top with tonic water. Garnish with raspberry and blueberry on a pick.
2 oz Skyy Infusions Cherry
1 oz Triple Sec
Splash of fresh tart cherry juice
Squeeze of lime
Shake up all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Strain into a chilled martini glass and
top with a squeeze of lime. Garnish with cherries and blueberries on a pick.
US of A Rocks
2 oz Skyy Infusions passion fruit vodka
.5 oz peach schnapps
2 oz orange juice
1 oz freshly-squeezed lemon juice
1 oz simple syrup
Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a rocks glass. Garnish with a peach slice.