If you’re looking for a decadent and refreshing holiday drink, try the Portland Peppermint Patty cocktail. It’s beautiful and tastes creamy and minty fresh. Recipe courtesy of the H5O Bistro & Bar in Portland, Oregon. www.h5obistro.com/
¾ ounce Lavishmint Vodka
1 ½ ounces New Deal Mud Puddle Vodka (or substitute other brand)
1 ounce simple syrup
1 ounce half and half
Combine ingredients, shake and strain into a chilled martini glass with a cocoa powder rim.
* Lavishmint is an artisan vodka distilled by Northwest Distillery in the Northwest. It’s derived from a precise mixture of spearmint and peppermint with a touch of lime. nwdistillery.com/
** New Deal Vodka is a craft vodka distilled in Portland, Oregon. newdealdistillery.com/