Cocktails Anyone?

If you love entertaining and enjoy a nice cocktail with friends, perhaps you should try the “City Crush”.  This drink has an intense explosion of flavor and is featured in the book “Cocktails" & Amuse-Bouches” by Daniel Boulud sold at bungalow.  The set includes two separate books which highlight cocktails and amuse-bouches for him and her.  Drink up! City Crush

2 oz. Charbay green tea vodka

1/2 oz. lemon juice

1/4 oz. simple syrup

1 tsp. Sugar in the raw

5 drops Amoretti kumquat oil

1 espresso spoon ground Szechuan pepper

3 halved kumquats

In a shaker, muddle lemon juice, simple syrup, sugar, kumquat oil, Szechuan pepper, and two halved kumquats.  Add vodka and ice, shake and double strain into an ice-filled rocks glass.  Garnish with two kumquat halves back to back on a stick.