Hibiscus Martini (picture I took while enjoying one recently)- Follow this recipe: Frost a martini glass in the freezer before you begin Fill a small shaker with ice 3/4 of the way Add Greylock Gin or Ice Glen Vodka from Berkshire Distilleries 2/3 of the way. Do not cover the ice. Add a shot of St. Germaine Shake vigorously until ice chips are formed. Remove glass from freezer and add a Hibiscus flower. Pour martini gently over flower. Watch for the pink cloud. Enjoy!
Can you tell the difference? A genuine bottle of Glen's vodka on the left, and a fake one on the right Photograph: Nottinghamshire county council - http://www.theguardian.com/society/2012/dec/31/new-year-fake-alcohol-warning
Established in 2007, Berkshire Mountain Distillers has created a line of award-winning artisanal spirits including Greylock Gin, Ethereal Gins, Ragged Mountain Rum, Ice Glen Vodka, Berkshire Bourbon and New England Corn whisky. All products are handcrafted in small batches in Great Barrington, Massachusetts at the Berkshire’s first legal distillery since prohibition. $39.99
Spent this morning reacquainting myself with my favourite spots in Newcastle the student union block 22 Ricky Road and the londis where I spent most of my funds on glens vodka and chicken tikka sandwiches #newcastle #ncl #rickyroad #graduate #university #uni by finola.gibson