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Old 07-14-2006, 05:53 PM   #1
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Blueberry Stoli

I just bought a bottle of blueberry Stolichnaya. It's chilling in the freezer as I sit here with hair colour in my hair..waiting patiently for blueberry martini time.

Never having worked with this product before, I'm planning on winging it. I'll shake the vodka with ice, wave the vermouth bottle over it, and then pour it into a glass with a sugared rim. I'll put about 6 blueberries onto a glass skewer topped with a lemon peel twist and float that in the glass.

Has anyone else used the blueberry vodka yet?

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Old 07-14-2006, 05:55 PM   #2
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I have not, but it sounds promising. I can see a blueberry martini coming soon to kitchens near me.
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Old 07-14-2006, 05:58 PM   #3
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Blueberry Vodka, Crem de caoco(instead of kaluah), and a hit of heavy cream? Maybe a berry white russian? Or just a berry white, to the late great singer?
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you do this for a living, don't you?

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Blueberry Vodka, Crem de caoco(instead of kaluah), and a hit of heavy cream? Maybe a berry white russian? Or just a berry white, to the late great singer?
hehe...

Nice idea for a dessert drink....too heavy to pre dinner cocktails, would you not agree?

How about the blueberry stoli and godiva's white chocolate liqueur...?
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I agree, def a post dinner beverage....I like the other suggestion too.

I am diginig the blueberry Idea. Imma have to experiment...It is a dirty job, but someone has to do it!

Lemme know what you come up with.
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Old 07-14-2006, 06:19 PM   #6
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Your martini sounds wonderful - shall we call it the "VeraBlueberry"?

Another idea, perhaps, would be to use a shot of it mixed with soda water for a spritzer, and a tablespoon of your own simple syrup**. Add a few ice cubes, which you've frozen blueberries in. Ahhhhhhh, summertime - the best fruits & berries of all!

**I'd cook down some blueberries in a bit of water, mash, add sugar & a bit of lemon juice. Then, strain and add to your drink.
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Old 07-14-2006, 06:33 PM   #7
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I just bought a bottle of blueberry Stolichnaya. It's chilling in the freezer as I sit here with hair colour in my hair..waiting patiently for blueberry martini time.

Never having worked with this product before, I'm planning on winging it. I'll shake the vodka with ice, wave the vermouth bottle over it, and then pour it into a glass with a sugared rim. I'll put about 6 blueberries onto a glass skewer topped with a lemon peel twist and float that in the glass.

Has anyone else used the blueberry vodka yet?
What time should we be there for cocktails? I'll have to figure in time for plane travel from CA!
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Yum!!! Just bought a 5 lb box of fresh michigan blueberries today...my mind is wanderin'
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The VeraBluetini

After three verabluetinis, all I can say is "wonderful". The sugared rim was a great touch and they went down real smoooooooooooth.

I like the spritzer idea, too.

For those who are interested, cocktail hour here is usually 7pm, Friday night, and continues till noon on Sunday.

The vodka itself was very good. The blueberry flavour was a good compliment, not overly cloying, either. It tasted fresh. I could see making a slurry of blueberries, and adding that to champagne and vokda for a summer brunch drink.

Thanks to everyone for getting on the blueberry wagon.
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ever seen this? It's blueberry sugar for your rim!
woo-hoo!
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