The vodka-based drink is a favorite among celebs

By Alison Schwartz
Updated May 12, 2012 11:35 PM
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A greeting card and some fancy flowers are nice, but maybe it’s the year to get your favorite leading lady what she really wants for Mother’s Day: the secret to youth.

Or, at the very least, a refreshing beverage.

In the spirit of the holiday, here’s a cocktail for the fun forever-young mom from Russian Standard Vodka. (Plus, Mom isn’t the only one who could enjoy this swill – it’s a favorite brand of Peter Facinelli, Zachary Quinto and Shenae Grimes.)

Besides, nothing makes wrinkles less noticeable than a strong drink.

Russian Standard Vodka’s Fountain of Youth

  • 1.7 oz. of Russian Standard Vodka
  • 2 oz. pomegranate juice (fresh-squeezed where available)
  • .7 oz. freshly sliced ginger
  • Shake all ingredients vigorously with ice, double strain and pour into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a piece of ginger, and pass a mint leaf around the glass rim.