Updated: 03/02/2017 9:26 AM | Print Story |  Email

Brunch Mocktails

They're drinks guests of any age can enjoy! Taylor Shaver from FireLake Grill House and Cocktail Bar inside Radisson Blu Mall of America shares mocktails perfect for your next brunch gathering.

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Lady Lavender
 
2 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
.75 oz Lavender Simple Syrup (See below)
Bar spoon Grenadine
3 dashes Bitters
Combine above in shaker with ice and shake until cold. Strain into a coupe glass and top off with club soda. Garnish with fresh lavender. 
 
Lavender Simple Syrup
Combine 1/2 cup water, 1/2 cup sugar, and 1 tbsp dried lavender to a sauce pan. Bring to a boil then turn off the heat. Let mixture cool in the pan and then strain out the lavender. 
 
 
Ramos (Non)Gin Fizz
 
1.5 oz lemon juice
1 oz lime juice
1 oz heavy cream
1 egg white
2 tsp sugar
1.5 oz Orange Soda or orange flavored sparkling water
Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice.  Vigorously shake for a few minutes until completely mixed and frothy. Pour into a glass without ice. 
 
Blueberry Maple Mojito
 
8-10 mint leaves, plus more for garnish
.5 oz fresh lime juice
.5 oz good quality maple syrup
2.5 oz blueberry juice
4 oz club soda
 
Add the mint leaves to a glass (size depends on how much ice you want). Muddle well until the mint releases its flavor. Add the lime juice, maple syrup, blueberry juice and club soda to the glass and stir until all the ingredients are well combined.
Add ice and a mint sprig.