It is hard to imagine sipping a Mojito or a Mint Julep without some mint garnish. The touch of elegance for many cocktails, mint has a wonderful ability to gratify your senses with its herbal, rejuvenating properties. Moreover, the same is true for hundreds of other herbal libations made by muddling and blending natural herbs like mint, basil, rosemary, and many more.
For decades, bartenders have been trying to blend various herbs and seasonal flowers and fruits with different spirits to invent a number of delicious cocktails that are light, delectable, and reviving, so much so that you will keep asking for more.
These herbal cocktails come packed with delightful flavours that will surely tickle your taste buds. If you haven’t tried any of these before, mix one up and watch your fatigue disappear.
This sweet and tart cocktail is made by blending Benedictine and Bourbon with sage leaves. There’s also some Verjus and Angostura bitters that add a slightly acidic flavour to the mix. The end product of this extensive muddling and mixing is a signature flavoured cocktail that lights up your taste buds and delights your senses.
This juicy and delicious concoction is especially made to harness the essence of coconut milk and frozen cubed cantaloupe into the sweetness of White Mischief Vodka. This elating Numi Emperor’s Pu-erh tea cocktail is an ultimate herbal concoction made to convert tea-time into happy hour.
Carrot Bloody Maria
This orange-hued drink combines the goodness of carrots with the magic of Tequila. Perpared by blending carrot juice, Bloody Mary mix, Tequila, Tabasco sauce, lime juice, and fresh veggies, the Carrot Bloody Maria is an appetizing cocktail that qualifies to be a perfect brunch libation. To further spice up the drink, some bartenders add pepper powder to impart a piquant aftertaste.
This sweet and simple drink is made by muddling fresh basil leaves, tomato syrup and lime juice with Vodka and Angostura bitters. While the saucy tomatoes tease your taste buds with tart flavours, the unique bittersweet flavours of basil wipe away your fatigue in minutes. The Capresse Martini is a perfect concoction to relax and unwind on a warm, sunny weekend.
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