Mixology Monday With The Leveretts - Blueberry Butterfly

September 06, 2021  •  Leave a Comment

Hey there!

Today is Labor Day, the unofficial end to summer and we're sharing an original cocktail perfect for sipping poolside as you soak up the remaining summer sun rays. For this recipe you will need to either purchase or make butterfly pea flower tea. We will walk you through the steps of making the tea below. We hope you enjoy! As always, if you make any of our drinks, take a picture and share them with us online! Instagram ---> @ staynfocusimages

This makes 1 drink! Let's get started!

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Here's what you need:

For Garnish
1 Bunch of Mint Leaves
Handful of Blueberries

 

For Drink
1/2 oz. 44 North Vodka (Mountain Huckleberry)
1 oz. Cointreau
2 oz. Blueberry Butterfly Pea Flower Tea (details below)

2-2 1/2 oz. Elderflower Tonic Water
1 oz. Lime Juice
Ice

You will also need a small pot, colander, a mixing glass, bar spoon, strainer , ice and a tumbler.
 

Let's Make the Butterfly Pea Flower Tea!

  1. For the tea you will need butterfly pea flowers, water and sugar. We purchased our butterfly pea flowers from amazon.( link here)

  2. In a small pot add 3 cups of water and bring to a boil.

  3. Add a handful of butterfly pea flowers and a handful of blueberries  to your boiling water let boil for 3 minutes.

  4. Reduce heat, strain out flowers and blueberries, and add 2 tbsp sugar.

  5. Simmer until sugar dissolves.

  6. Set Aside and let chill.

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Let's Make the Drink!

  1. In your mixing glass add:

    • Ice

    • Vodka (We used 44 North in Mountain Huckleberry) (1/2 oz.)

    • Cointreau (1 oz.)

    • Blueberry Butterfly Pea Flower Tea (2 oz.)

    • Lime Juice (1 oz.)

  2. Stir Gently

  3. Strain into your ice filled tumbler

  4. Top with Tonic Water

  5. Garnish with mint and blueberries

  6. Enjoy!!

 

Mixology Monday - Blueberry Butterfly

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“Summer’s lease hath all too short a date.”

– William Shakespeare


 


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