Daring drinks, Baltimore-style [Pictures]
b's weekly cocktail feature offers recipes and the stories behind the drinks. Mix things up next time you go out with these innovative cocktails.
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Weekly cocktail drink, the Solanum at Sasha's in Mount Vernon.( Lloyd Fox, Baltimore Sun / July 3, 2012 )
How to make the Solanum
1 1/2 oz. Chopin Vodka
1/2 oz. White port wine
1/2 oz. fresh lemon juice
Simple syrup to taste
Muddle the grapes in lemon juice, combine the remaining ingredients and shake, pour over ice.
The Solanum is a bold sipping drink featuring Chopin Vodka, white port (fortified wine) and a blend of muddled grapes with lemon juice, and simple syrup to taste. The concoction that delivers a big punch up front; the stiffness of port and vodka together will bring your mouth to a pause.
Read more about the drink here.