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Stargazer: A Chile Vodka Cocktail

Death & Co Stargazer vodka cocktail

An easy-drinking refresher with a complex and vegetal finish.

This vodka cocktail, named after a bright and fragrant lily hybrid, will please cocktail drinkers of all tastes. “You’re greeted right away with citrus and cucumber up front,” says the drink’s creator, Jake Powell of Death & Company in Denver. “But as you keep drinking it, the complexities from the gentian amaro and vegetal green chile start to reveal themselves.”


  • 1 oz. vodka
  • 1/4 oz. St. George Green Chile Vodka
  • 1/4 oz. Midori
  • 1/2 oz. Suze
  • 3/4 oz. fresh lime juice
  • 3/4 oz. cucumber syrup
  • Seltzer, to top
  • Tools:shaker, strainer
  • Glass:Collins
  • Garnish:cucumber ribbon


Combine all of the ingredients except the seltzer in an ice-filled shaker, shake, then strain into a Collins glass over ice. Top with seltzer and garnish.

Cucumber SyrupJuice 2-3 cucumbers for 1 cup of juice. Blend with 1 cup of white sugar. Will keep for 1 week in the refrigerator.

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