Fashion Designer Richard Chai Complements A/W 2012 Collection with Cocktails
EFFEN Vodka’s designer partner, Richard Chai, has been creating vodka cocktails to complement his latest runway collection.
"The EFFEN Crisp Twilight is a tribute to the seasonal rural landscapes that inspired my Fall 2012 collection," said Chai.
"Mixing EFFEN Cucumber Vodka with seasonal ingredients like refreshing grapefruit juice and savory sage, brought the inspiration from my latest collection to life."
EFFEN® Crisp Twilight
1 1/2 parts EFFEN® Cucumber Vodka
1 parts Fresh Grapefruit Juice
3/4 parts Organic Simple Syrup
Dash of Bitter Truth Aromatic Bitters
5 Sage Leaves
In a mixing glass, shake all ingredients with ice.
Serve over ice into a rocks glass.
Garnish with grapefruit peel and a sage leaf.
EFFEN® Chai LOVE’tini
1 1⁄2 parts EFFEN® Vodka
Peel of Lemon
Peel of Orange
4 Dashes of Fee Brothers Orange Bitters
1 Teaspoon of Granulated Sugar
1 Teaspoon of Water
In a mixing glass place sugar, water, bitters, and fruit peels skin side down.
Lightly muddle peels into sugar to release oils and to dissolve sugar into water.
Fill with ice, EFFEN vodka and stir well.
Serve in a cocktail glass.
Garnish with lemon peel.
EFFEN® Black Cherry Woods
1 1⁄2 parts EFFEN® Black Cherry Vodka
1 Dash Angostura Bitters
1 part Lemon Juice
1 part Simple Syrup
1 part Pomegranate Juice
2 parts Club Soda
In a mixing glass, shake all but club soda with ice.
Serve over ice in a highball glass, top with club soda, lemon wheels and stir.