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Almonds in Alameda: A Vodka Cocktail

Tribune Oakland's Almonds in Alameda vodka cocktail

A fruity and nutty vodka sipper.

The richness of apricot and orgeat combine forces in this vodka cocktail hailing from Oakland, California. The drink’s name is a nod to neighboring Alameda, home to distilleries including Hangar 1, whose vodka is used in the cocktail.


  • Tools:shaker, strainer, fine strainer
  • Glass:rocks
  • Garnish:dehydrated lemon wheel, Peychaud's bitters


Add all of the ingredients to an ice-filled cocktail shaker, then shake and double strain into a rocks glass over a large ice cube. Garnish with a dehydrated lemon wheel and Peychaud’s bitters.

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