3 Nature Cocktails for Earth Day

April 14, 2015

Mother nature deserves recognition for all the hard work she does throughout the year.  Toast to her amazing ability to move mountains, grow grass and rain to fall with these refreshing cocktail.  These simple yet sophisticated cocktails highlight a single flavor so you feel like you are really tasting the ingredient with every sip.

Nature’s Nectar


1/2 part Skinnygirl® Bare Naked Vodka
2 large strawberries
3 to 4 basil leaves
Splash of soda water


Step 1: Muddle strawberries and basil leaves. Add ice and vodka, top with soda water.

Mint Martini


1 part Skinnygirl® Bare Naked Vodka
1 part DeKuyper® Peppermint Schnapps liqueur
Mint leaves for garnish


Step 1: Shake liquids with ice in a cocktail shaker. Strain into a martini glass filled with ice and garnish with a few mint leaves

Going Green


1 1/2 parts Skinnygirl® Cucumber Vodka
3 parts soda water
1/2 tsp agave nectar
4 mint leaves
1 large basil leaf
Lime wedge
Mint leaves for garnish


Step 1: Squeeze lime wedge into glass. Muddle mint, basil and vodka. Add ice. Top with soda water. Add agave nectar and stir. Garnish with mint leaves.

*All recipes provided courtesy of Skinnygirl Cocktails

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