Carrot French 75

Did you know that International Carrot Day is April 4th? Celebrate this year-round local treat with a great brunch cocktail using products from Michigan distillers!

Carrot French 75 cocktail with carrot top garnish, Journeyman Distillery and Mawby bottles in the background.

Carrot French 75

In a cocktail shaker, add gin, lemon juice, carrot juice, and ginger simple syrup. Add ice and shake for 20-30 seconds. Pour into a champagne flute. Top off with 3 oz of sparkling wine. Garnish with carrot slice and serve!

Ginger Simple Syrup 

  • 1 – 1 1/2 inch piece of ginger, skin removed and roughly chopped 
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1 cup of water

Combine simple syrup ingredients together in a small saucepan and cook over medium heat for about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and discard ginger. Set aside. 

Tara Snyder is the Digital Media Specialist for Taste the Local Difference.

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