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Golden State Soda by Tasting Table

1 1/2 ounces Hangar 1 Straight Vodka 1 tablespoon blueberries 3/4 ounce fresh lime juice 1/2 ounce St. Germain elderflower liqueur ¼ ounce simple syrup (1 part sugar to 1 part water, boiled until the sugar dissolves) 1 ounce soda water Lime wedge, for garnish


Yield: 1 cocktail Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: N/A Total Time: 5 minutes DIRECTIONS 1. In a tall glass, muddle the Hangar 1 Vodka and blueberries, and set aside for 10 minutes. Strain, reserving the liquid; discard the blueberries. 2. In a cocktail shaker, combine the blueberry-infused vodka, lime juice, St-Germain and simple syrup. Fill the shaker with ice and shake until the shaker becomes frosty, 20 to 30 seconds. Strain into a mason jar filled with ice. Top with soda water, garnish with a lime wedge and serve.

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Grilled Pluot Cocktail

by Todd Wagner/Honestly Yum2 ounces Hangar 1 Straight Vodka1/4 ounce aged balsamic vinegar1/4 ounce Meyer lemon juice1/2 ounce honey syrup (2:1, honey to water)2 ounce sparkling water2 small grilled pluots, skin onFresh slices of pluot for garnishExtra honey syrup for grillingshare this:

Blackberry & Black Tea

by Todd Wagner/HonestlyYUMFor one batch of cocktails (multiply as needed):1 750 mL bottle of Hangar 1 Straight Vodka13 ounces blackberry syrup8 1/2 ounces lemon juice34 ounces iced black teaFor a single cocktail:1 1/2 ounces Hangar 1 Straight Vodka3/4 ounce blackberry syrup1/2 ounce lemon juice2 ounces iced black teaFor the blackberry syrup: 2 1/2 cups blackberries, 1 1/4 cups water and 1 1/4 cups granulated sugarFor the tea: 6 black tea bags and 34 ounces boiling watershare this:

Pink Peppercorn Hot Cocoa

by The Taste SFHangar 1 Pink Peppercorn Vodka4 cups whole or 2% milk3/4 cup dark chocolate (60%) disks (or cut into small pieces)3/4 cup milk chocolate disks (or cut into small pieces)1/4 cup sugar1/4 teaspoon cinnamon1 teaspoon vanillapinch of saltshare this:

Fuyu Sour

by Jason Cousins1 ½ ounces Hangar 1 Straight Vodka1 ounce honeyed persimmon purée¾ ounce lemon juice2 dashes bittersPinch ground cinnamonLemon discFor the honeyed persimmon purée: ½ cup clover honey, ½ cup hot water and 4 ripe persimmons (California Fuyu preferably), peeled and cored Combine hot water, honey and persimmons in a blender and purée until an even consistency has been reached. Refrigerate for up to one weekshare this: