Created at Molyvos in NYC, this Independence Day cocktail uses macerated strawberries, vodka, Cointreau and blue curacao. When all put together with a white-sugar rim, you have quite the 4th of July treat. Courtesy of Oval Vodka.
- 2 oz oval vodka
- ¾ oz Cointreau
- 3 tablespoons of macerated strawberries*
- A splash of fresh-squeezed lemon juice
- A splash of blue curaçao
Sugar the rim of a chilled martini glass. Combine all ingredients except the blue curaçao in a shaker with ice. Shake well and strain into the martini glass. Drop in a splash of blue curaçao.
1 pint of strawberries, washed and sliced
1 tablespoon of sugar
Dash of balsamic vinegar