(2021 Pairings - Italy - Europe) From Piemonte - Vodka, Chinotto liqueur, mandarin simple syrup, fresh lime juice, pineapple juice, garnished with fresh aromatic mint.
|1 cup||reserved juice from DOLE Canned Mandarin Oranges in Juice|
|1 ounce||mandarin simple syrup sub-recipe|
|3/4 ounce||fresh lime juice|
|4 ounces or to fill||DOLE Canned Pineapple Juice|
|1 each||mint sprig optional garnish|
Mandarin Simple Syrup Method:
1. Combine the mandarin juice and sugar in a small sauce pot and simmer until the sugar is completely dissolved.
2. Set aside to cool.
1. Add vodka, Chinotto, mandarin simple syrup and lime juice to a cocktail shaker and fill with ice.
2. Shake vigorously for 20 seconds, then strain into a goblet glass.
3. Top with the pineapple juice and garnish with a sprig of mint.