Fruits have long been a go-to for cocktail mixing, but when you’re looking for a more savory flavor profile, head toward the veggie aisle. Peppers, cucumber, corn, beets, carrots—the options are varied, but here’s a list of recipes that will get you going in the right direction.
Two ounces of grilled corn anchor this tequila treat.
This cocktail from Better Luck Tomorrow combines sorrel with aquavit.
A ginger-beet agave syrup sweetens this tequila cocktail.
Muddled arugula gives this gimlet riff a verdant hue and peppery bite.
This julep-inspired cocktail features celery, two ways.
Bourbon plays well with beets in this gem from Ox in Portland, Oregon.
Fresh carrot juice brings earthiness to ginger and vodka.
This bubbly spring sipper mixes ginger beer with tangy celery shrub.