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Vodka • Sour
Cranberry Vodka Bramble

This fall-flavored Bramble swaps out the usual crème de mûre (blackberry liqueur) for Clear Creek Distillery’s cranberry liqueur. Made from fresh Oregon coast cranberries, the liqueur imbues cocktails with a puckery sweet-tart flavor. You’ll never settle for a basic Vodka Cranberry again.

The Essentials

Vodka
Lemon Juice
Cranberry Liqueur
Shaker
Strainer
The Details
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Ingredients

2 oz Vodka
0.75 oz Lemon Juice
0.75 oz Cranberry Liqueur
0.5 oz Simple Syrup
2 Whole, Fresh Cranberries, For Garnish

Method

  • Add all ingredients except the garnish to a shaker tin and add ice.
  • Shake and strain into a rocks glass.
  • Add fresh ice to the glass and garnish with two cranberries on a toothpick.
intermediate
Strength:
Simple Syrup
Custom Ingredient

Ingredients

1 Cup White sugar
1 Cup Water

Method

  • Combine the water and sugar in a saucepan and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce to a simmer and stir until sugar dissolves, then immediately take the saucepan off the heat. 
  • Let cool, then pour into a container (a Mason jar works nicely) and store in the refrigerator for up to one month.