If you’re looking to make the most elegant cocktail pretty much ever (or if you’re Marie Antoinette…?), try the sumptuous Rio Royale made with Tito’s Handmade Vodka. A fancy-smashing combo of strawberries, champagne, vanilla and more make for one decadent drink. Lady-in-waiting to serve you? Not included, unfortunately.
Created for Tito’s Handmade Vodka By Aaron Reed, Austin, TX
1 ½ oz. Strawberry & Vanilla infused Tito’s Handmade Vodka (recipe below)
Sparkling white wine or champagne
1 liter of Tito’s Handmade Vodka
1 vanilla bean, split
1 pint of fresh strawberries, stemmed and cut into quarters
Combine ingredients in a glass jar or bottle, shake well, allow to rest for several days until desired flavor is achieved.
To build cocktail:
Chill 1 ½ oz. Strawberry & Vanilla infused Tito’s
Pour into a champagne flute
Top with your favorite sparkling white wine and a split strawberry
GIRL TALK TIME: How are you celebrating Bastille Day? What do you think of these drinks and recipes? What is your favorite French food and drink?