Cheers to Mom!

Mom was there for the good, the bad, and the ugly – in our book, that deserves a beautifully prepared drink, made with what else? Purus Vodka!

Brunch seems to be the daypart of choice for Mother’s Day, and so we’ve put together a few cocktails that are perfect for brunch and will have mom, well, happy. And that’s what you want, right? So tell mom to sit back, kick up her feet, and enjoy Mother’s Day at its Purus!

The Blushing Lady
recipe courtesy of PAMA Pomegranate Liqueur
Ingredients:
2 oz. Purus Organic Wheat Vodka
1 oz. PAMA Pomegranate Liqueur
1 oz. pink grapefruit juice
Lemon wedge
Sanding sugar for rimming

Preparation:
Rub the lemon wedge around the rim of a martini glass and dip the glass into a plate of sanding sugar. Set it aside. Pour the remaining ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake and strain into the garnish martini glass.

Lavender screams springtime and is the perfect accoutrement to not just your Mother’s Day Brunch decor, but the cocktails you serve, as well. Aromatic and floral, it’s a drink your mom will love!

Photo courtesy: SmithCollins.com

Lavender Love
recipe adapted from smithcollins.com

Ingredients:
Handful of fresh lavender buds
2 oz. Purus Organic Wheat Vodka
1 oz. Simple syrup*
1/2 oz. Creme de Violette
3/4 oz. Lemon juice
Club soda

Preparation:
Chop up a handful of lavender blossoms and place in a shaker glass. Add the Purus Vodka, simple syrup, Creme de Violette and lemon juice. Muddle the lavender blooms with the liquid ingredients. Shake all ingredients and strain into a Collins glass. Top it off with club soda and garnish with fresh lavender blossoms.
* To make simple syrup, combine 1 cup granulated sugar and 1 cup water in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring, until sugar has dissolved. Allow to cool.

If a Mother’s Day Tea is in your plans, we’ve got you covered! Try our take on high-tea with a tea-infused Purus Vodka martini.

High Tea-tini

Ingredients:
1 inch thinly sliced English Cucumber
1 ¾ oz. black tea infused Purus Vodka
3/4 oz. St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur
1/2 oz. Freshly squeezed Lemon Juice
2 ½ oz. Sence Rose Nectar
1/4 oz. Organic Agave Syrup

Preparation:

In a mixing glass, muddle the cucumber. Add the remaining ingredients and shake well with ice to chill. Strain over ice into a highball glass.Use a thin slice of English cucumber to give it a stir, then leave it in as a fresh garnish.

Will you be trying one of these Mother’s Day creations for your celebration? Or, will you create your own Purus Vodka libation? Either way, let us know about it!

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