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The Olive Us Okanagan Riser

The Olive Us Okanagan Riser

Posted by on Aug 8, 2017 in Blog, Recipes, Sips | 0 comments

We originally created this refreshing cocktail for a golf tournament fundraiser in Vernon.  Love it so much, we’ve been enjoying it ever since!! Ingredients: 1.5 oz Gin (we love Okanagan Spirits Gin!) 1 oz. Olive Us Grapefruit White Balsamic .5 oz. Lemon Simple Syrup (Olive Us Lemon Fused Sugar dissolved 50/50 with warm water makes a great simple syrup for this cocktail!) Soda or Sparkling Water Muddled cucumber (crushed cucumber) Cucumber slice or cucumber ice cubes for garnish Directions: Muddle cucumber in base of a highball glass Mix gin, grapefruit balsamic & simple syrup together & pour over ice Add soda to taste and garnish with a cucumber slice...

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Neapolitan Herb Bloody Mary

Neapolitan Herb Bloody Mary

Posted by on Dec 30, 2015 in Recipes, Sips | 0 comments

Ingredients Freshly cracked pepper to taste 1/2 ounce fresh squeezed lemon juice 3/4 ounce Olive Us Neapolitan Herb Dark Balsamic Vinegar 1 1/2 teaspoons horseradish 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt (or try a sea salt from the Olive Us collection…maybe Olive Us Lemon Twist Sea Salt!) 1/2 ounce Worcestershire sauce 12 ounces tomato juice (or Clamato juice) 6 oz. Vodka 4 celery stalks with leaves attached Directions Add ice to 4 glasses. Mix vodka, tomato juice, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, salt, pepper, Neapolitan Herb Balsamic, and horseradish (if using) and pour into glass. Garnish with a celery stalk. Serves...

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“THE WILD WOODS”

“THE WILD WOODS”

Posted by on Jul 1, 2015 in Recipes, Sips | 0 comments

Olive Us Oil & Vinegar Tasting Room created “The Wild Woods” cocktail for the Wine, Women & Woods fundraiser for breast cancer research at Predator Ridge Golf Resort in 2015.     This delicious, refreshing beverage is easy to enjoy anytime! 1 1/2 oz good quality Vodka 1 oz Olive Us Cranberry Pear White Balsamic 1/2 oz Raspberry simple syrup (equal parts Olive Us Raspberry Fused Organic Cane Sugar & water) 3 – 4 oz Club Soda or Sparkling Water (to taste) A squeeze of fresh lime...

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Introducing the Olive Us “Dirdie Birdie”!

Introducing the Olive Us “Dirdie Birdie”!

Posted by on May 27, 2015 in Blog, Recipes, Sips | 0 comments

Introducing the Olive Us “Dirdie Birdie”! This cocktail was created for the  Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation golf tournament held at Predator Ridge Resort on May 24.  We served this on hole #8 and it was a hit! The recipe goes like this: 1 oz. Canadian Whiskey, 1 oz. Olive Us Apricot White Balsamic Vinegar, 1/2 oz. Olive Us Vanilla simple syrup, 3 oz. club soda.  Serve on ice.  Yummmm!!!...

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