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Beet Down {cocktail}

A refreshing spring cocktail in the most sublime shade of pink. Even this non-beet lover was seduced by its charms!
Course Cocktail
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 cocktail
Calories 254kcal
Author Toni Dash


  • 1 1/2 ounces London Dry Gin
  • 1 ounce Aperol
  • 3/4 ounce Canton Ginger Liqueur
  • 1 ounce Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 ounce Red Beet Juice*
  • 6-8 Leaves of Mint


  • Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker, add ice, and shake vigorously for about 10 seconds. Strain into a Collins glass filled with fresh ice, garnish with a sprig of mint.


*For red beet juice use a juice extractor to juice red beets. For every 8 ounces beet juice add 1 teaspoon rice wine vinegar.
Original recipe printed with permission from Root Down/Linger


Calories: 254kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 1mg | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin C: 11mg