Summer Wind

Serves 4


For Beach Rose & Ginger Vodka (prepare 5-7 days prior to making Summer Wind cocktail)

  • 2 cups beach rose petals (rosa rugosa)
  • 8-10 slices of peeled & sliced ginger
  • ½ liter vodka (about 2 cups)

For Summer Wind Cocktail

  • 1 cup Beach Rose & Ginger Vodka* (see instructions below)
  • ice
  • 3 cups lemonade (Annie uses cranberry lemonade)
  • fresh blueberries


Make Beach Rose & Ginger Vodka

  1. Place rose petals and ginger in pitcher or container
  2. Pour vodka over, assuring that everything is submerged
  3. Cover and let sit, at room temperature
  4. Start tasting the vodka at 5 days to check the flavor. Let it infuse as long as you like for desired flavor.  When that flavor is reached, strain and bottle

Make Summer Wind Pitcher Cocktail  - Serves 4

  1. Fill a pitcher with ice
  2. Add 1 cup of Beach Rose & Ginger Vodka (above) and 3 cups of lemonade and stir well
  3. Pour into tall glasses and top with fresh blueberries