HOUSTON – Today on Houston Life, we’re shaking up some refreshing cocktails while supporting ocean conservation and protecting the oceans.
Gray Whale Gin was founded on the principle that a consciously crafted spirit can bring us together for good times while doing some good in the world. They’ve partnered with Oceanea, and every bottle of Gray Whale Gin gives back through 1% for the Planet. In less than five years, Gray Whale Gin has already helped make legislative changes, permanently protecting the oceans off the West Coast.
Jacki Schromm from Gray Whale Gin shares two fresh and cool recipes that will have you imagining taking a sip on the coast. Watch the video above or scroll down for the recipe.
-2oz Gray Whale Gin
-0.75oz Salted simple syrup
-0.75oz Fresh lime juice
-6 Mint leaves
-Garnish: mint sprig
-To make Salted Simple Syrup, combine 1 cup water, 1 cup sugar, and 1 tsp. salt in a saucepan. Heat until sugar and salt are fully dissolved.
-To make the Oceanside, add all ingredients into a shaker with ice. Shake for 3-4 seconds.
- Strain into a collins glass over fresh ice.
- Top with soda water and garnish with mint sprig and fresh mint.
2. Coastal Tides
-2 oz Gray Whale
-1.5 oz Coconut water
-1 oz Lavender syrup (Monin)
-.75 oz Fresh lemon juice
-Add all ingredients to a shaker with ice. Shake for 3-4 seconds and strain over fresh ice.
- Top with a lemon wheel
For more information about Gray Whale Gin and its mission, click here.