5 Health-Infused Cocktails for Super Bowl Sunday

Super Bowl Sunday party food may not be what comes to mind when you say healthy eating but you can imbibe in a nutrient-rich way. And not with mocktails. Top city mixologists from Slowly Shirley, Dante, and Oiji have have come up with health-infused cocktails made with an array of good-for-you herbs, spices and produce including:anti-inflammatory turmeric, energy boosting mugwort, strong antioxidant matcha and fiber rich carrots. So enjoy these guilt-reduced concoctions and remember don’t drink and drive! 


Created by Ray Sakover for Slowly Shirley (121 West 10th Street). Photo: Nick Voderman

1 oz Majon gin

1 oz Scarlet Ibis

3/4 oz lemon

1/2 tsp turmeric juice

1/4 oz honey

1 oz date-demerara syrup

(2-3/8 oz Moroccan syrup)

Glass: Collins

Ice: Pebble

Garnish: Date wrapped in lemon twist and cinnamon/ mint palm tree

Curse of Lo Pan

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Created by Ray Sakover for Slowly Shirley Photo: Nick Voderman

2 oz Beefeater 24 Gin

1 egg white

3/4 oz lemon

1/2 oz jasmine pearl/ matcha syrup

1/2 oz coco mix

Glass: Coupe

Garnish: Matcha powder

Cart Before the Horse

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Created by Jim Kearns for Slowly Shirley Photo: Nick Voderman

1/2 oz Oloroso sherry

3/4 oz 123 Añejo Tequila

3/4 oz Neisson El’ Esprit

1 dash Angostura

1 dash absinthe

1/2 tsp Luxardo Fernet

1 tsp brown sugar

2 ml acid phosphate

1 oz orange juice

1-1/4 oz carrot juice

1/2 oz root beer syrup

Glass: Large pilsner

Ice: Shake with 3 cubes. Top with Crushed ice

Garnish: Carrot stem and licorice stick

All Day Bloody Mary

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Created by Naren Young for Dante. Photo: Dante
1.5 oz. Aylesbury Duck vodka
¼ oz. Ricard
5 oz. Bloody Mary mix**
2 dashes each of green & red Tabasco sauce

Method: Build over ice

Glass: Highball

Garnish: Fennel salt rim; skewer of pepperoncini, cherry tomato and cornichon plus cucumber stick and grated horseradish

**The fresh vegetable juice ‘Mary Mix’ is made in big batches and left to infuse overnight. It is a mix of:

4 quarts fresh tomato juice

1/2 quart carrot juice

1/2 quart celery juice

1/2 quart fennel juice

1/2 quart cucumber juice

1/2 quart red bell pepper juice

8 oz. lemon juice

2 tbsp. tomato paste (dissolved in the lemon juice first)

4 tbsp. ground Maldon salt

3 tbsp. celery salt

3 tbsp. ground black pepper

5 oz. of Worcestershire sauce

Doctors Orders

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Created by Ryan Te for Oiji. Photo: Oiji

1.5 oz Amaro Nonino

1 oz Mugwort Infused Hwayo

.25 oz Lemon Juice

Method: Stir

Glass: Sherry Glass

Garnish: Lemon Zest