Sutter Home Wine Cocktails: Muddling & the Ginger Posey Cocktail

| Posted by Megan for Sutter Home

Like we said yesterday, anything you like you'll probably like in a cocktail. Today's recipe includes muddling ginger. You can buy a muddler and keep with your bar tools or, in a pinch, use the handle of a wooden spoon. Put the spice/herb/root/fruit/etc at the bottom of a pint glass or shaker and use the wooden spoon to smush (the technical term) it. Muddling releases oils, flavors & aromas that you wouldn't normally get just by dropping the item into the cocktail.

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Sutter Home Ginger Posey
~2 oz. Sutter Home Bubbly Moscato
~1 oz. pineapple vodka
~1 oz. blood orange soda
~1 tbsp. lime juice
~1 tbsp. sweet & sour mix
~Muddled ginger
Muddle ginger in the bottom of your shaker. Add ice, pineapple vodka, lime juice & sweet & sour mix. Shake until cold. Strain into a glass, add ice, top with Sutter Home Bubbly Moscato & blood orange soda. Enjoy!

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