Kirkland’s Woodmark Hotel wants to help you beat this summer heat by sharing recipes from their signature cocktail menu. Fresh and bright with flavor, these are mixed drinks that are easy to prepare and look lovely in a glass. Make your patio cocktail hour a little more Extra. The Woodmark is located at 1200 Carillon Point in Kirkland, currently open for guests, takeout dining, and spa services.
The Lake Washington
• 3/4 oz dry vermouth
• 1 1/2 oz rye whiskey
• 3/4 oz pineapple juice
• 2 dashes of peach bitters (Fee Brothers makes tasty flavored bitters)
Combine ingredients, shake for 30 seconds, strain into glass.
• 1 1/2 oz vodka
• 1/2 oz fresh lemon juice
• 1/4 oz lavender syrup, like Monin
• Brut or any dry sparkling wine
• 1/4 oz Chambord
Combine vodka, lemon juice, Chambord and lavender syrup, shake for 30 seconds, strain into a chilled glass. Top with brut to serve. Garnish with lavender sprig.