With blueberries, mint and Hangar 1 Straight Vodka, the Fresh Picked Freedom cocktail from spirits expert Jason Hedges is the perfect end-of-summer drink. Mix it up to add a little patriotic flair to your holiday BBQ or just toss it together poolside for a quick and easy refresher.
50 ml Hangar 1 Straight Vodka
20 ml lemon juice, fresh
20 ml simple syrup
Club soda, to finish
2 handfuls blueberries
6 mint leaves, fresh, plus more to garnish
ADD lemon juice, simple syrup, 1 handful of blueberries and 6 mint leaves to a cocktail shaker.
MUDDLE all ingredients.
ADD Hangar 1 Straight Vodka and ice.
SHAKE and strain into an ice-filled mason jar.
TOP with club soda and garnish with a handful of blueberries and mint. Serve.