1 ½ ounces Hangar 1 Straight Vodka Sprigs of mixed fresh herbs, such as mint, lemon thyme, and marjoram 1 ½ ounce gingerade Sparkling water Ice Lime wedges for garnishPREPARATION:
In a rocks glass, crush the herb sprigs, then add the ice, Hangar 1 Straight Vodka, gingerade, and sparkling water; give it a gently stir and serve with lime or lemon wedges.
Gingerade: makes roughly 3 ½ cups
1 six-inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled and sliced thin
2 cups water
Juice of 2 lemons
Juice of 3 limes
1/2 cup raw agave syrup
Combine ginger and water in small a saucepan. Bring mixture to a boil, then turn heat off. Steep the ginger and water for 10 minutes, then transfer the mixture to a blender and blend on high until ginger is broken down. Pour the ginger-water through a fine mesh sieve or cheesecloth, and discard the pulp. Whisk in lemon juice, lime juice, and agave syrup. Let the mixture come to room temperature, then store in a lidded jar.