Roseblood – A Cocktail



Love is much like a wild rose, beautiful and calm, but willing to draw blood in its defense.” – Mark Overby



I am deeply, madly, passionately in love with and swooning from my own latest creation.



Blood Orange, Spirit of the Hudson Vodka, Royal Rose "Rose" Syrup, Sparkling White Wine


For 1 cocktail:


The juice of 1 small blood orange

1.5 oz Tuthilltown Spirit of the Hudson Vodka

1/2 – 1 oz Royal Rose “Rose” Syrup

Shake over ice

Strain into chilled martini glass

Top off with champagne or dry sparkling wine of your choice

Garnish with a rose petal and/or a twist of blood orange




Now, just whisper into your lover’s ear and enjoy.




Enjoy a variation?

Try a Roseblood 75

Substitute St. George Spirits “Botanivore” Gin for the Vodka

OR if you want it a little less sweet (and it isn’t too sweet this way) use culinary rosewater instead of the rose syrup.


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3 Responses to Roseblood – A Cocktail

  1. Wine Harlots February 4, 2012 at 2:21 am #

    Cheers Raelinn!
    What a yummy looking cocktail, and the vodka — I want, I want!
    Clearly you’ll be our mixologist when we’re on the road.
    That is a full-on glass of awesome!

    All the best,

    Nannette Eaton

    • Raelinn February 4, 2012 at 2:48 am #

      Thanks so much Nannette! I can’t wait to drive up the PCH with you and Suzie! We’re gonna have a blast! Maybe I’ll just do a coast to coast wine tour myself! Hmmmmm. I LOVE it! Thinking cap is ON!


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