February 03, 2016 05:49 PM

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I Woke Up Like This

Serves 1

½ cup sugar

1 tsp. coriander seeds

4 sprigs of cilantro

2 oz. vodka

1 oz. Sake

3 dashes of yuzu juice

Splash of soda water

1. In a small sauce pan, on high heat, add sugar and ½ cup water. Bring to a boil, reduce to simmer and add coriander and cilantro. Let simmer for 5 minutes. Turn off and let cool. Will keep in refrigerator for 1 week.

2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, vodka, sake, ¼ oz. coriander simple syrup, yuzu juice and soda water. Gently stir to mix. In a rocks glass, add a large ice cube. Strain drink into glass. Top with a lemon twist.

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