November 2, 2016 – Can’t wait until November 9 and the end of political commercials on TV and mailboxes stuffed with political flyers? If you’ve been paying attention, whether Republican, Democrat, Independent, Undecided or just plain confused, you deserve a drink to relax you.
The Danes have the answer. You need a Politikerleden, a name and a drink created by Danzka Vodka for the politically weary. Fresh blackberries add a healthy dose of antioxidants and the lavender is widely regarded to aid in relaxation and lowering blood pressure. Mix up a batch and cheers to November 9th!
4 cups of
½ cup fresh
2 oz DANZKA Original
1 sprig fresh lavender
With a vegetable peeler, remove zest from four lemons and squeeze enough juice from lemons to make one cup. In a saucepan, boil two cups of water with sugar, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Add zest, lemon juice and remaining water and cool. In a food processor or blender, puree blackberries and stir into lemon mixture. Pour liquid through a sieve into a container. (Blackberry lemonade will keep refrigerated for several days.)
In a rocks glass filled with ice, add 2 oz. of DANZKA Original Vodka, top with 3 oz. of blackberry lemonade. Garnish with a lavender sprig. Sip and relax!