This cocktail was created for a series of events called "Green Drinks", for a Farmers' Collective, Farmers Fare, in Maine. The ingredients used are local produce and products. Please try it with your own local elements.
THE MAINE BLUE APPLE™
1 oz. Local "Maine Rum"
3 oz. Local Apple Juice
1 teaspoon Local Maple Syrup
Dash of Angostura Bitters
10 local Blueberries (7 to muddle, 3 for garnish)
In a Tumbler or Large Old Fashion glass place 7 blueberries and Maple syrup, Muddle ingredients together. Add rum, bitters and (3-4) Ice Cubes.
Pour Apple Juice over the muddled mixture and ice. Stir.
Garnish with 3 Blueberries on a skewer.
Herb Westphalen Chef/Mixologist