Being born and raised in Baltimore, MD it’s a given that you must like the colors purple and orange – Purple for the Baltimore Ravens and Orange for the Baltimore Orioles. I’ve had a brand new bottle of Viniq Shimmer Liqueur on my home bar for a while now and finally decided to crack it open and make a cocktail. If you’ve not familiar with Viniq it’s a shimmery liqueur fusion of vodka, moscato and fruit flavors. I was introduced to Viniq about three years ago when I went to their Baltimore launch party. I guess you can say I was missing my Baltimore Ravens and feeling the purple pride when I came up with the Pretty Purple Kiss …
2 oz Purple Viniq
1.5 oz. Citrus Vodka
1 oz. Lemon Juice
Pour vodka, Viniq and Lemon Juice into a cocktail shaker
Pour into Martini glass
*I added a little lemon zest to the drink above to add a little color.
Now I need to get my hands on the red Viniq so that I can make an orange cocktail. Have you tried Viniq Shimmer Liqueur? Did you drink it straight or mix it? Comment Below.
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