The Sweet Escape
Created by Modern Mixologist Tony Abou-Ganim for the National Mango Board.
1 ounce fresh mango puree (made with fresh mango*)
1 ½ ounce vodka
1 ounce fresh lemon juice**
1 ounce simple syrup***
2 ounces chilled soda water
Mango slices (fan) & lemon spiral for garnish
In a mixing glass add fresh mango puree, vodka, fresh lemon, and simple syrup; and ice and shake until well blended. Strain into an ice-filled Collins glass and spritz with chilled soda water. Garnish with a fan of mango slices and spiral of lemon.
*Fresh Mango Puree: One medium-sized mango = 1 cup diced =1/2 cup puree.
** Fresh Lemon Juice: 1 medium-sized lemon = approx 2 ounces juice
*** Simple Syrup: Mix a 1:1 ratio of water to sugar; bring to a boil, add sugar to dissolve, and cool.