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Sparkling Sage Grapefruit Cocktail by Salt & Wind

3 ounces Hangar 1 Straight Vodka 7 o​unces ​c​hilled dry sparkling wine 4 o​unces​ ​f​reshly-squeezed ruby red grapefruit juice 2 o​unces elderflower liqueur 1 1/2 o​unces​ ​simple syrup or homemade sage honey syrup Fresh sage leaves​ and supremes of ruby red grapefruit for garnish

PREPARATION:

Combine​ ​ingredients in​ a pitcher and stir to combine. Fill serving glasses with ice and a slice of grapefruit and sprig of sage, then top with cocktail mixture and serve.

For sage honey syrup​:
​Combine 3/4 cup good-quality, fragrant honey with 1 cup of water in a small saucepan and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Remove syrup from heat and add 10 fresh sage leaves and let steep for 20 minutes. Strain the syrup and cool before using (can be made up to 2 weeks ahead of time).

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