Aspen Times Weekly Libation: Pearadise Martini | AspenTimes.com
YOUR AD HERE »

Aspen Times Weekly Libation: Pearadise Martini

by Jeanne McGovern

MAKE IT

Grey Goose La Poire Vodka

Blackberries

Lime-infused simple syrup

While there are plenty of tasty twists to put on a martini, it can be hard to achieve the right balance in a fruit-infused version. Most are too sweet for my taste. So when I placed my order for a Pearadise Martini while at the Westin in downtown Denver recently, I braced myself for the first sugary sip. Lo and behold, it never happened. In fact, this was more like a Sweet Tart than a froufrou cocktail thanks to the subtle sweetness of the pear vodka and the tartness of the lime-tinged simple syrup. And it’s a good thing I liked it, as we had plenty to celebrate that night — yes, it’s a shameless plug, but this very magazine brought home 20 awards in its circulation class, including the Editorial General Excellence award, at the annual Colorado Press Association awards banquet. Cheers!


Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Aspen and Snowmass Village make the Aspen Times’ work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.

For tax deductible donations, click here.
 

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User