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Cocktail Mixology – Ginger-Pomegranate Martini

Every couple of months we feature a seasonal cocktail here at the Hartstone Inn and in the restaurant. This winter, I was experimenting with a ginger syrup and combined it with some pomegranate juice to create this recipe, which yields 3 martinis (2 if you drink out of large martini glasses as I do!). Ginger-Pomegranate Martini 4 oz […]

Cranberry-Limoncello Martini Recipe

I created this recipe about a month ago to replace our fabulously successful summer drink special the “Watermelon Mojito.” Happily, it has gone over very well and several people have already asked for the recipe. Cranberry Syrup Base 1 package (12 oz) fresh or frozen whole cranberries 2 cups granulated sugar 2 cups water 1/2 […]

Cocktail Mixology – Blackberry Mojito

Blackberry Mojito 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves4 teaspoons granulated sugar (or 2 packets of Splenda)2 limes1/4 cup fresh blackberries3/4 cup light rum1 cup club soda2 sprigs fresh mint for garnish 1. Place the mint and sugar in a mortar and “muddle” it with a pestle. Squeeze in the lime juice and add half of the […]

Cocktail Mixology – Key Lime Martini

Key Lime Martini Graham cracker crumbs 1 1/2 limes 3/4 cup keke beach liqueur 3/8 cup vanilla vodka 1 cup crushed ice 2 slices of lime for garnish Make a thin layer of graham cracker crumbs on a small plate. Juice the limes and reserve. Take one of the squeezed lime halves and coat the […]


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